£9.95 Blackcurrant Bush 'Ben Hope' This ‘big bud’ resistant blackcurrant is particularly suitable for organic gardeners. Early cropping, from the beginning of July, and continues to produce fruit over a long cropping period. 1 or more £8.95 GBP each. Apr 3, 2014 - Ribes Nigrum (Ben Connan) is a compact densely branched blackcurrant bush. Ben Connan ® Blackcurrant. An excellent early to mid-season blackcurrant variety, Ben Connon carries large berries on short trusses.A good flavoured blackcurrant, it is basically an improvement on Ben Lomond. Mycorrhizal fungi will colonise the plant and develop into a huge secondary root system that will increase the root area of your plants by up to 700 times in just a few weeks. Plants are available for delivery from late November until late March. The bushes which we provide are often easy to grow and high-yielding, producing good quality soft fruit consistently. Blackcurrant bushes should be planted 5-6'apart, except Ben Sarek which can be spaced as close as 3.5' between bushes. 'Ben Connan' is a very heavy cropping modern Scottish variety. Crops heavily with large black berries that are of very good flavour around mid July.Fruiting is on short strigs making picking easier. Blackcurrant Growing Tips: Best planted in a sunny position that's sheltered from cold winds and late frosts. £12.99: Quantity: in stock (shipped in 7-10 working days) Buy. blackcurrant 'Ben Connan' blackcurrant. Read More. With many accumulated orders we will be in contact in the New Year during the dormant period to arrange delivery or collection. Resistant to leaf curling, gall midge and mildew. Blackcurrant Bushes. in stock (shipped within 10 working days) Quantity 1 Plus Minus. BEN CONNAN This is normally the heaviest cropper of all the blackcurrant varieties, even so the plants are compact and not sprawling. BUYING BEN CONNAN BLACKCURRANT BUSHES This is a reasonably common variety and can often be found in UK garden centres and almost always in a good number of online fruit specialists. This compact bush bears glossy fruits of delicious flavour which have excellent disease resistance. Blackcurrant Plant (Organic) - Ben Connan. 'Ben Lomond' was the first of the 'Ben' varieties and was released in 1975. Currant Plants Make jams, jellies, puddings and pies with delicious produce from our currant bushes. Ben Connan is a Sarek-Lomond cross that carries high yields of exceptionally large fruit on compact bushes. These large berries, up to 18mm diameter, are carried on medium length strigs making picking comparatively economical. https://www.keepers-nursery.co.uk/.../blackcurrant/ben-connan Excellent mildew resistance. 2018.08.28. Ben Connan Blackcurrant Bushes. This frost tolerant blackcurrant bush has exceptionally large blackcurrants on short trusses. Blackcurrant Bush 'Ben Lomond' Ribes nigrum 'Ben Lomond' Heavy crops of glossy black fruits. Product Details; Delivery; Frequently Asked Questions (Early) High yielding with very large berries. Although it will lose it's first year fruits, it will benefit the bush long term. More recently, there are varieties the size of small grapes (Big Ben) which are tasty eaten by themselves, with ice cream or cream. One year old organic plants from certified stock. Blackcurrant growing guide click here> Pre Order For Dispatch In Mid January. Mixed with other fruit, they are delicious. Very good flavour. All soft fruit bushes are certified virus-free stock and guaranteed for 12 months. Blackcurrant ‘Ben Connan’ – a small bush variety of blackcurrant, with plenty of large, glossy black fruits ready to pick from early July. Priced for a 3 litre pot . Pre Order For Dispatch In Mid January. 34 Products Found. Group & quantity discounts. Our Blackcurrant varieties have a natural frost resistance and disease resistance against mildew, leaf spot and leaf-curling midge. When planting in the autumn or spring, cut back all of the shoots after planting. Blackcurrant Bush Ben Lomond (ribes nigrum) Characteristics. Ben Connan blackcurrants have a superb rich, sharp flavour and are ready to crop in early July. Ben Connan is a modern sweeter variety high in vitamin C Glossy black fruits with a smooth flavour from early July. It offers resistance to mildew and frost. 3 litre pot £12.99. They can even be used in pies, jams or juices. First introduced in Scotland in 1993. ‘Ben Sarek’ produces large berries. This plant is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring. Discover (and save!) Makes a neat compact bush. ‘Ben Connan’ AGM:This compact plant is suitable for a small garden. Blackcurrants are rich in vitamin C and delicious in puddings, jams and cordials. BEN HOPE 3 litre pot: £12.99: 3 litre pot. Early to mid season. Late flowering variety so best for missing frosts. This Product is Available Now. Blackcurrant Bush 'Ben Connan' £5.95 Rootgrow (150g Granules) For better establishment, naturally healthier plants, better drought resistance and stronger flowering and fruiting, rootgrow™ is all you need. Ribes nigrum - Heavy-cropping small bush variety, producing large, glossy black fruits with a superb rich flavour. The very large berries (up to 17mm in diameter) are very easy to pick. Blackcurrant ‘Baldwin’ – an older variety, used in the blackcurrant industry for many years, this has a mild flavour, but it is susceptible mildew and frosts. Bare-rooted plants, available from November to early March, are the cheapest way to buy any blackcurrant bush. Click here for our page solely devoted to the characteristics of the excellent variety. Blackcurrants grow not as a tree but as a bush with multi stems arising from the base. SKU: 154 Categories: Blackcurrant, Fruit Bushes. Ben Connan, Blackcurrant. 2 reviews. Currants, Blackcurrant Ben Connan. pot size guide This plant is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in … 1ft 'Ben Connan' Blackcurrant Bush | 3L Pot. Good mildew resistance; Berries are large, easy to pick with good crops; Supplied 3-5 branches, 40cm tall, bareroot and ready to plant ; Description. Resistant to frost, mildew and leaf curling midge. In Stock 4. Buy Now. Self Fertile. They taste outstanding and Ben Connan has the added virtues of growing as a tidy bush and being relatively disease free. A well established blackcurrant bush can yield 10 ibs or more fruit and will remain productive for up to 15 years. An established bush should not be allowed to become overcrowded and should ... by selecting for late flowering and genetic research identified genes involved in resistance to gall mite and the blackcurrant reversion virus. Current: Blackcurrant Plant - Ben Connan; Organic. Our Blackcurrant Bushes are varied in type, from our mid-season Ben Alder to our popular early-fruiting Ben Connan variety. Full Details> Ben Sarek ® Blackcurrant. It has resistance to mildew, frost, and gall midge. Large berries, short strigs. Prefer moisture-retentive soils that are well-drained but will tolerate a wide range of soils. Resistant to powdery mildew and the leaf curl midge. ‘Ben Sarek’ AGM:A good choice for the small garden as this is a compact, high-yielding bush growing only to about 1.2m (4ft) high. Fruit trees & bushes are dispatched when dormant until late March. In Stock . Size Price £ ea £/10  Bush (1/2 shoots) Buy £5.75: Buy £54.70  Bush (3/5 shoots) Buy £9.50: Buy £90.30  Bush (6/+ shoots) sold out: blank: Blackcurrant - Ben Gairn availability prices and sizes. The blackcurrants can be used to give a rich tart flavour, and are also delicious as a purée with yoghurt or ice cream. An early season fruiting Blackcurrant that is high yielding with large berries. Good flavour. Small, compact. Medium sized bush. 1ft 'Ben Lomond' Blackcurrant Bush | 3L Pot [TR0208] 1ft 'Ben Lomond' Blackcurrant Bush | 3L Pot. In Stock. Ben Connan blackcurrants are the earliest to ripen. 1ft 'Titania' Blackcurrant Bush | 3L Pot [TR0209] 1ft 'Titania' Blackcurrant Bush | 3L Pot. £15.99. Resistant to mildew. Black currant Ben Lomond is an upright grower with a compact habit making this an ideal fruit for small gardens and containers. A reliable and strong growing variety; Fruits fairly late in the Season. Heavy cropper. We particularly recommend these blackcurrant bush varieties - Ben Sarek for it's compact growth and big crops, Ben Connan for extra large berries, and Ben Nevis for hardy durability, yield and extra frost resistance. £15.99. Full Details> Ben More® Blackcurrant. Cropping can be so heavy that branches are drawn down, so support if necessary. It provides heavy crop yields up to 12lb of fruit from an established bush from mid summer. Good frost, pest and disease resistance. Yieds of up to 4.4kgs per bush have been recorded in trials. We particularly recommend these blackcurrant bush varieties - Ben Sarek for it's compact growth and big crops, Ben Connan for extra large berries, and Ben Nevis for hardy durability, yield and extra frost resistance. your own Pins on Pinterest £9.95 Blackcurrant Bush 'Ben Connan' A heavy cropping blackcurrant producing very large berries (up to 17mm in diameter). This variety has excellent mildew resistance and good tolerance to frost. ADD add to wishlist. Ben Connan is a compact variety of blackcurrant which is early ripening and heavy cropping. It is very similar to the above variety Boscoop Giant with all the advantages of the early crop. Rarely damaged by frost. Blackcurrant - Ben Connan. Oct 31, 2014 - Ben Connan Blackcurrant Plants for sale online from Ashridge Nurseries. Expect about 3 kg of fruit from this compact bush that can be productive for 12 yrs plus Adams Apples grows selection of over 150 varieties of apple & fruit trees for sale at competitive prices, with wholesale discounts. 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star (0 reviews) Write review. Home Fruit Bushes Blackcurrant Ben Connan. Early season. The berries are larger than normal and disease resistance is excellent. - This Pin was discovered by János Percsics. Eventual height and spread: 120cm. All of our soft fruit are grown in the UK, making … Ben Connan £ 7.50. Large berries on short trusses. Ben Sarek is an excellent early variety with compact growth habit making it very sutable for growing in smaller gardens. Blackcurrants were traditionally used only for jams, pies and puddings, and they tasted great. Season: Late July; more> Blackcurrant - Ben Gairn. 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