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Currant Duo

Hardy Shrub

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Enjoy the 'freshly picked' flavour of your own home-grown currants

A duo of large-fruited varieties

Ideal for freezing

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Currants are expensive in supermarkets, so why not invest in a couple of bushes, that will provide you with currants galore, year after year, which can be used in desserts and jams. Currant Duo has two varieties that have big berries and produce high yields. Currants tend to be tart, so why not get some raspberries and strawberry plants as well, so they can be enjoyed together. They freeze particularly well so there is no risk of an unmanageable glut of fruit!

  • Collection comprises:
  • Blackcurrant ‘Big Ben’ - Fruits are sweet enough to be eaten fresh or used in cakes, jams and crumbles.
  • Redcurrant ‘Rovada’ - Bears its generous crop in long strings making them particularly easy to harvest.

Height Up to 120cm (47in)
Spread Up to 120cm (47in)

Hardy Shrub

kitchen gardenwildlife gardens

sun or semi shade

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6 bare root currant plants (3 of each variety) (KA9216)
2 bare root currant plants (1 of each variety) (KA9215)

Keep Currant plants well watered during dry periods, particularly as the fruits are developing. Netting the bushes will help to protect the currants from birds. Currants can be harvested from July. Refer to individual product pages for pruning instructions.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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