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Ben Tiran – Black currant (Ribes nigrum)

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Black currant Ben Tiran

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Ben Tiran is a slightly smaller shrub than others of its kind. It produces a good crop of medium sized black fruits of good quality in mid-July every year.

It is recommended to plant several cultivars for a better yield.

It has a very good resistance to frost and cold injury. The fruit can be eaten ripe on the shrub or used to make jams, jellies and pies.

 

Generalities Black currant

 

It is a bushy shrub with slightly carmine leaves that give off the characteristic smell of fruit.

Depending on the species, they are sweet, juicy or dry and tasteless. The fruit is very rich in vitamin C and potassium.  The berries of the blackcurrant, rarely used as table fruit, are mainly used in the composition of liqueurs or jams. The buds produce an essence used in perfumery.

Blackcurrant thrives in deep, clayey, humus-rich, neutral to acidic soil. Full sun or light shade, zone 2. Cross-pollination is not necessary for blackcurrant, but it results in a marked increase in yields.

 

Product description

Size

1 gallon, 2½"

Month available

August, Dormancy Jan-April, Futur, June, May

Product description

Compatible variety :

Rendement : U-pick, mechanized

Harvest size : Very productive, voguish

Hauteur : Compact

Largeur :

Bush type : Straight, spread out

Description of the fruit : Small dark fruits on long hanging clusters

Fruit Flavor : Well flavored pleasantly sweet

Fruit Weight : 1.3 g.

Fruit Length :

Flowering period : May

Harvest time : July

Use of the fruit : Fresh market, processing

Hardiness zones : 3 and more