Please note that online plant orders are currently unavailable. Learn more.

Please note that online plant orders are currently unavailable. Learn more.

BLACK CURRANT

BLACK CURRANT

Ribes nigrum
Member $14.95
Non-Member $18.95
Blackcurrants have long been used to make that famous cordial loved by children. The berries give the syrup its dark purple colour, and when mixed with plenty of sugar, has a very pleasant berry flavour. Extremely high in vitamin C. You can also use the fruit to make blackcurrant jams and jellies. An open woody shrub with large leaves suitable for the back of the border, berries are produced along the stem in summer.
Checking stock, please wait..
PLANTS: WCUB
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS

Growing Information

Heat Zone 1 - 8
Height To 1.5m
Position in Full Sun/Part Shade
Harvest in Dec - Feb
Pot Size: Super Tube
Cold Zone 8 - 10
Width To 75cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
DECIDUOUS

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

BLACK CURRANT

Ribes nigrum
Member $14.95
Non-Member $18.95
Blackcurrants have long been used to make that famous cordial loved by children. The berries give the syrup its dark purple colour, and when mixed with plenty of sugar, has a very pleasant berry flavour. Extremely high in vitamin C. You can also use the fruit to make blackcurrant jams and jellies. An open woody shrub with large leaves suitable for the back of the border, berries are produced along the stem in summer.
Checking stock, please wait..
PLANTS: WCUB
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS
Digger's Recommends
TOMATO 'BEAM'S YELLOW PEAR'
TOMATO 'BEAM'S YELLOW PEAR'
SEEDS: S244
Golden yellow with a shiny skin and firm flesh that preserves well. Enlivens a salad bowl and has ornamental trusses of healthy fruit. Fruits in 7 weeks from transplant. Yields 8.6kg fruit per plant.
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
Checking stock, please wait..
OLIVE 'PICUAL'
OLIVE 'PICUAL'
PLANTS: WOLPI
A standard of the Spanish olive oil producers, this cultivar is the highest oil yielding olive suited to cold winters and hot dry summers. `Picual' is ideal for inland regions of Australia. `Pendolino' is the ideal pollinator, but 'Arbequina' or any other olive will improve pollination.
Member $19.95
Non-Member $24.95
Checking stock, please wait..
Back To Top
Member Exclusives
2022 Gardening Diary and Calendar Combo
2022 Gardening Diary and Calendar Combo
BOOKS: ADIAC22
2022 Gardening Diary & Calendar Combo The complete garden combo for 2022! The beautifully illustrated Diggers Club Diary features a week to a page, seeds to sow each month, blank pages for seasonal observations, and handy pockets for your seed packets and plant labels, while The Diggers Calendar showcases stunning garden photography to inspire y...
Member $35.00
Checking stock, please wait..
A YEAR OF VEGIES - SEED BOX
A YEAR OF VEGIES - SEED BOX
SEEDS: S921
18 SEED PACKETS: The gift that keeps on giving for a year. This collection will guarantee 12 months of heirloom veges. The recipient will receive seeds for each season ensuring a supply of heirloom vegetables. The pack contains a total of 18 packets of vegetables seeds (Beetroot, Bean, Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Onion, Pea, Silverbe...
Member $59.95
Checking stock, please wait..
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
Membership: MNE2CA2
Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
Checking stock, please wait..