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Just to say thank you. The Heron protection electric fence is just great. Ordered Thursday, delivered Monday, finished installing on Wednesday, the pond was attacked Wednesday night I am not sure if it was a cat or heron but my prize fish is still cruising around. I knew the electric fence would work, as I thought I would improve the route to earth by adding an extra earth wire round the pond and back to the energizer, thinking it's not going to have much power I did not turn the mains off, the earth wire touched the live wires, and although I don’t have much hair, I believe what I have was styled into a punk hair do in an instant. Excellent piece of kit, along with excellent service and advice. (plus Hair styling optional extra for thick'os who don't respect electricity). Thanks again
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Blackcurrant Bush 'Ebony'

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Ribes nigrum 'Ebony'

  • The sweetest blackcurrant of all!
  • Can be eaten from the plant without the need for sugar.
  • Very early cropping and large fruits.
  • Mildew resistant.
  • Self Fertile.

Supplied as a bare root plant approximately 2 feet (60 cm) tall including roots.

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This new variety really sets the standard for blackcurrants, and makes it the first real dessert variety (ie can be eaten raw without needing sugar).

Usually ripening in the first couple of weeks of July (so it's early too), the fruits are large and firm and have a delicate flavour. But what really stands this variety apart from the rest is its sweetness (with a Brix value of up to 15%); you genuinely do not need sugar if eating these raw.

The plant itself has a reasonably vigorous habit and, without training, will produce an open slightly spreading bush; it is also perfect for growing on wires or as a cordon.

With the added benefit of its excellent resistance to powdery mildew we really cannot recommend this variety enough.

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

  • Harvest from early July.
  • Self fertile.
  • In bush form 'Ebony' 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.
  • Mildew Resistant.
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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
Blackcurrant Bush 'Ben Lomond'
Red Currant Bush 'Rondom'
Red Currant Bush 'Rovada'
White Currant Bush 'Blanka'
White Currant Bush 'White Pearl'

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, with additional information on specific varieties.

General Information

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

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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