Blackcurrant Ribes nigrum 'Titania' - Organic green-black

Ribes nigrum 'Titania'

Blackcurrant Ribes nigrum 'Titania' - Organic green-black

Ribes nigrum 'Titania'
Organic, home-grown berries!
Organically grown currants with a tart, summery flavour. Who doesn't love that? We can grow these amazing berries in our own garden with the currant 'Titania' (Ribes nigrum). Or in a flowerpot on our balcony or patio. The plant attracts butterflies and bees. The perennial fruit bush blossoms in the spring, revealing green and white flowers. A crop will be ready to harvest from summer onwards in the second year after planting.
Currants require support while growing. Be sure to secure the vines to a climbing base or woven structure. Sufficient light is needed to ensure good growth. For this reason, the fruit bush should be planted in full sun. The currants will grow in any type of soil. It's best to give the tree extra water during dry spells.
The plant is grown organically. In other words, no chemical pesticides have been used to grow the plant. For a healthy garden!
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Latin name: Ribes nigrum 'Titania'
Delivery type: Delivered as plant in nursery pot
Guarantee: 5 years guarantee
Color: Green,Black
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Green stayer: No
Leafs all year: No
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: Yes
Edible: Yes
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Flowering: April - May
Harvesting: July - August
Growing Height: 150 cm
Planting distance: 100 - 150 cm

Make sure the root ball of Ribes nigrum is moist prior to planting. Soak overnight in a bucket of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitably sized hole and plant the root ball of the black currant at the right depth with the roots spread out. The top of the root ball should be slightly below soil level. Don't plant too deep! Fill the hole with soil and press well in. Water immediately after planting.
The black currant grows well in any type of garden soil and should be planted around 3 feet apart.  Choose a spot in full sun or partial shade.

Are you aware that a currant bush will also thrive in a large planter or container on your patio or decking! Prior to planting, soak the roots overnight in a bucket of lukewarm water. Make sure you use a nice sturdy container and layer the base with lots of potsherds or even gravel, cover with potting compost – perhaps with added sand and/or garden soil – fill about 2/3rds of the pot. Make a good sized hole and loosen the soil. Plant your bush at the right depth spreading the roots around the hole. The roots should eventually be around 10-15 cm below soil level. Do not plant too deep! Fill the hole with more soil and press well in. Leave around 4 cm space to the top of the container then water generously. Stand the flower pot or container in a nice sunny spot.

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