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Blackcurrant Bush 'Ben Lomond'

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Ribes nigrum 'Ben Lomond'

  • Heavy crops of glossy black fruits.
  • A reliable and strong growing variety that fruits fairly late in the Season.
  • Rarely damaged by frost.
  • Self Fertile.

Supplied as a pot grown plant approximately 8" - 10" feet (20 - 25 cm) tall including roots.

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Pollinator FriendlyRHS Award of Garden Merit

This was the first of the 'Ben's' bred by the Scottish Crop Research Institute - and in our opinion still remains the best!

This strong growing variety really thrives after a hard Winter, producing bumper crops - and flowering late, the blossom is rarely damaged even by late frosts.

Heavy crops of dark black currants are produced late July - early August.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Harvest from late July.
  • Self Fertile.
  • Good resistance to mildew.
  • In bush form 'Ben Lomond' is best planted 5 x 5 feet (1.5 x 1.5 metres) apart and kept at around 4 - 5 feet (1.2 - 1.5 metres) tall.
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General Information

Plants Awarded The RHS Award Of Garden Merit
A listing of the seed and plant varieties sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that have been awarded the Award Of Garden Merit by the RHS.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants Victoriana Nurseries sell that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

How To...

How To Plant & Grow Soft Fruit
Information on unpacking and planting bare root and pot grown soft fruits either in the open ground or in containers and pots.

Magazine Articles

Tree Wishes
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.

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