Blackcurrant Ben Tirran


Ben Tirran is a late flowering variety that is vigorous and has a compact growth habit.

Current Height – 60-90cm

Fruiting – Late Season

Eventual Height – 1.2m

Eventual Spread – 1.2m

Supplied Bareroot* November -March, potted April – December

Planting information

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.

After Care

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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