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Ribes nigrum

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Ribes nigrum

Ribnig
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
D4, D6
Size: 14cm
Available: 11
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
B13
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $13.76 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.13 inc GST
Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum
Common Names: Black Currant, Blackcurrant,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Medium deciduous shrub with large green maple-like leaves and small flowers in spring. Bunches of edible, shiny black berries known as Blackcurrants follow in summer. On average, a mature shrub can produce approximately 4.5kg of fruit per season. Blackcurrants are ideal for making jams, syrups or for juicing.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden

Pests & Diseases: Mites

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Grossulariaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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