Wyevale Garden Centres

Ribes nigrum 'Ben Alder'PBR
Blackcurrant 'Ben Alder' PBR - 3 litres

Ribes nigrum 'Ben Alder'PBR Blackcurrant 'Ben Alder' PBR - 3 litres

Roll over the image above to zoom

British GrownLifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants
£9.99 0850039563 Category: Plants > Fruit > Soft Fruit
Find your local centre

Ribes nigrum Blackcurrant 'Ben Alder' PBR is a first class compact variety producing heavy crops of large currants with an excellent intense falvour, ripening in late July. Noted for good disease resistance and tolerance of frost, which makes it a good choice for cold areas.

Height and spread around 1.5m by 1.2m (5ft x 4ft). Plant 1.5m apart in well-drained fertile soil, rich in organic matter, in sun or partial shade, sheltered from cold, drying winds. Prune annually in winter or after fruiting, cutting a few of the older fruited branches down to the ground. Apply a dressing of Fish, blood and bone and mulch in spring.

British nursery grown.

This item is not currently available to purchase online, however, our new website is coming soon that will offer Home Delivery nationwide on thousands of products.

* Subject to local stock availability

Berry colour Black
Botanical name Ribes nigrum
British nursery grown Y
Common name Blackcurrant 'Ben Alder' PBR
Drought resistance N
Flower colour White
Flowering time Spring
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee
Habit Bushy
Plant breeders' rights code 'Ben Alder'
Plant type Blackcurrant
Season of interest Summer
Size 3 litres
Stem colour Brown
Time to maturity 2 - 5 years
Ultimate height 1.1m - 1.5m
Ultimate spread 1.1m - 1.5m

Our hardy plants are the best quality so we now offer a lifetime guarantee.

Lifetime guarantee on hardy plants

Monthly advice

Find out the most important jobs and tasks to do in your garden this month.

Monthly advice