Blackcurrant Ben Connan


Ben Connan is a very popular early fruiting variety.  Exceptionally large and glossy black currants that have superb rich flavour

Current Height – 60-90cm

Fruiting – Early Season

Eventual Height – 1.2m

Eventual Spread – 1.2m

Supplied Bareroot* November -March, potted April – December

Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the root-ball or pot. Mix a general fertiliser with the infill soil. Water regularly until established. Plant 1.5m (5ft) apart in rows 2m (6ft) apart.

Best fruit is produced on previous year’s branches. Cut back all shoots to within 2-3 buds of soil level after planting.  In the third year cut weak and damaged shoots. From year 3 cut back third of the older            branches. Apply a general fertilizer in spring.

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