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Black currants, Red currants & White currants

The currant bushes are supplied as 2 year old bushes with a minimum of 3 shoots from early November.

BLACK CURRANTS

There are 4 varieties of black currant bushes, which can give a long picking season.

BEN CONNAN

Ben Connan is a early season variety that will produce a high yield. The berries are easy to pick from the medium sized bushes. It has good resistance to Leaf Curling Midge, Mildew and Leaf Spot.

BEN LOMOND

Ben Lomond is a mid season variety. It is a heavy cropper, vigorous upright grower, with good flavour.

BEN SAREK

Ben Sarek is a mid season black currant variety producing a high yield of fruit with good flavour. The fruit is easy to pick off short strings without damaging them. It has good resistance to frost and Mildew. Ideal for P.Y.O. Ben Sarek has small compact bushes giving a high yield.

BEN TIRRAN

Ben Tirran is a late season variety. Its fruit is medium to small, but higher yields than Lomond. It is resistant to Mildew.

RED CURRANTS

There are 3 varieties of red currant bushes.

JONKHEER VAN TETS

Jonkheer Van Tets is a early season red currant variety that produces a heavy crop. The fruit is large, deep-red berry which has a lovely flavour. It is vigorous grower and has some resistance to Mildew.

ROVADA

Rovada is a late season red currant variety that produces a heavy yield of fruit. The berries are bright red colour and easy to pick of the long strings.

LAXTON’S NUMBER ONE

Laxton’s Number One is a mid season red currant that produces a generous crop of fruits. Due to being a mid season variety generally means it avoids frost damage. The fruit is small but flavoursome.

WHITE CURRANTS

There is 1 variety of white currant bush.

WHITE VERSAILLES

White Versailles is a early season white currant that will produce heavy yield of attractive large and sweet tasting berries.

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