BLACKCURRANT Ben Hope

£7.50£16.00

Bred by the Scottish Crop Research Institute, Ben Hope is a vigorous and upright-growing bush variety producing consistently high yields of medium sized currants with good sensory qualities.

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Bred by the Scottish Crop Research Institute, Ben Hope is a vigorous and upright-growing bush variety producing consistently high yields of medium sized currants with good sensory qualities. The currants are high in quality and hang on long strigs. Ben Hope has a high level of resistance to gall mite and good resistance to both mildew, leaf spot and big bud. Particularly suitable for growing organically.

  • Self fertile.
  • Plant 1.5m apart in rows 2m apart.
  • Height & Spread: 1.5m x 1.5m
  • Cropping season: July/August (approx. 10 days later than Ben Lomond)

 

3 litre stock will be supplied pot grown during the Summer & early Autumn, thereafter the plants could be fresh potted.  Please enquire for clarification.

4 litre stock will be supplied pot grown.  

Bare root stock is available for dispatch between November & late March. Orders can be placed in advance, just bear in mind that payment will be taken in full at time of ordering.

Please Note: We do not part-deliver orders, so if an order contains a pre-order product, it will be held until all the items are available to dispatch.

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Product Type

3L, 4L, Bare Root

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