Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Nevis’

Tasty Green, 100% organically grown fruit. This means that only plant and animal materials have been used during cultivation. The pot and label are made of recycled plastic and are therefore a clean solution for the environment.
‘Ribes Nigrum Ben Nevis’ is a black currant. The Black currant bush grows to around 100 to 150 cm in height, which makes it suitable for smaller fruit gardens. Around the middle of May this shrub starts flowering with inconspicuous white-pink flowers and is then attractive to pollinating insects. After flowering, the shrub develops black, shiny berries in large clusters. The shrub needs direct sunlight for optimal yield and sweeter berries. The berries of this shrub can be picked from June onwards. The fruits can be eaten fresh, but processing into jam or juice is even tastier. The fruit is best known from the Cassis drink. It is one of the healthiest berries with its high vitamin C content. The shrub can be pruned between February and March, then only remove the dead branches. The less you prune, the more chance there will be of berries. It is easy to maintain and will bear fruit after just one year. The shrub loses its leaves in the winter, but can withstand temperatures up to -34 degrees Celsius without any problems.

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Description Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Nevis’

Tasty Green, 100% organically grown fruit. This means that only plant and animal materials have been used during cultivation. The pot and label are made of recycled plastic and are therefore a clean solution for the environment.
‘Ribes Nigrum Ben Nevis’ is a black currant. The Black currant bush grows to around 100 to 150 cm in height, which makes it suitable for smaller fruit gardens. Around the middle of May this shrub starts flowering with inconspicuous white-pink flowers and is then attractive to pollinating insects. After flowering, the shrub develops black, shiny berries in large clusters. The shrub needs direct sunlight for optimal yield and sweeter berries. The berries of this shrub can be picked from June onwards.

Black currant

Any qualitative garden soil is appropriate for planting

Produces large berries

Highamount of vitamin C

Specifications

SKU
RINIBENE13BIO
GTIN
8719474818982
Brand
Tasty Green
Cultivar
Ben Nevis
Bot. family
Ribes
Species
nigrum

Max height
150
Location
sun, partial shade
Leaf colour
Green

Bee friendly?
Butterfly friendly?
Climbing assistance?
Edible?
produceert eetbare vruchten
Evergreen?
Fragrant ?
Thorns?
Toxic?

Hardiness zones
Zone 5: -28.9 - -23.3 °C
Cutting period
III
Harvest period

GRASP certification
GRASP
MPS certification
MPS-A+
grown organically?
Min height
45 cm
Potsize
13 cm

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