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Welcome to Hargreaves Plants, the world leading berry fruit, asparagus and rhubarb plant nursery, with an extensive Intellectual Property management portfolio and micropropagation services

Big ben Blackcurrant PlantsBen Connan

An Early Season Variety Bred in the UK

The Plant

This variety was bred in the UK as a cross between Ben Sarek and Ben Lomond, therefore it has good Mildew resistance, is frost tolerant and also makes it a compact deciduous shrub. 

 The Fruit

An early season variety, cropping from mid July onwards, it is possible to yield 3.5kg of fruit per mature bush.  The berries themselves are exceptionally large with a glossy skin and rich flavour, ideal for culinary or dessert use.

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