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  • Ben alder maincrop variety of blackcurrant bush

Blackcurrant 'Ben Sarek'

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5.95 (RRP €7.95)

In a nutshell....

Ben Sarek is a main crop variety of blackcurrant. Vigorous growth, easy to grow and is easily the most popular early cropper.

Order now for delivery from late October until early March

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Blackcurrant Bushes For Growing

Order now for delivery from late October until early March

An ideal black currant for the home garden it attains a very manageable size of only 3 feet at maturity. This variety has frost and mildew resistance so a good choice for colder sites.The large black fruits have wonderful flavor for eating fresh or making into jams, jellies, syrup, juice and wine.

Ready for harvesting mid-July. The fruit should be picked quickly as can fall from the bush when ripe.

Plant 1.5 metre apart.

Health Benefits:
Blackcurrants are very high in Vitamin C. They also contain Potassium, Vitamins A & E, Vitamin B1-3, 5 & 6, Iron, Phosphorous and a wide range of essential nutrients.

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NormanScott
October 10th, 2017
excellent condition on arrival
JohnPhayer
October 06th, 2017
Product was as described on their website Very efficient and timely with delivery of product Excellent communication between company and customer. 10/10; Keep up the great work
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Asked By Niall
on June 30th, 2020
Hi quickcrop just wondering if I need to plant these in a polytunnel
Answered by Niall
on July 01st, 2020
Hi Niall Yes but better outdoors as they will thrive more and they actually get very large so will take up to much of your space in the tunnel Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Peter Clifford
on July 25th, 2019
I would like to grow these in containers. How large a container is best? Any other tips are welcome.
Answered by Niall
on July 25th, 2019
Hi Peter Blackcurrant plants can get quite big. Even though the roots are not huge the weight of the plant when in full fruit once it has gotten well established could topple your container. To be honest the bigger the container the better but certainly no smaller than 18 inches wide x 12 inches deep Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Barbara Brooks
on January 09th, 2019
I would like to grow black currant ben sarek bushes in a raised bed 8ft x 4ft. How many can I plant in there?
Answered by Niall
on January 10th, 2019
Hi Barbara I wouldn't go much more than 3. One close to each end and one in the centre. They will get quite large within 3 years with a spread of about 6 feet before pruning so that would be the maximum for that space. They will look a bit sad space wise in year one but in year two you will see what i mean about the space Great cropers so you will have plenty in 3 bushes anyway. Regards Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Ann Lott
on April 22nd, 2016
I,be just bought a black currant Ben Sarek from you. What do I need to do to prepare it for planting? Can it go straight in the ground or should I pot it up first?
Answered by Andrew
on April 26th, 2016
Hi Ann. If you have good soil then you can just put it directly in the ground. Blackcurrants are hardy plants and will grow well in most conditions

Quickcrop European deliveries

All Standard Quickcrop Deliveries only €3.95, heavy goods deliveries only €9.95

All our deliveries are only €3.95 no matter how many products we deliver anywhere in Ireland. For heavy items like ponds or furniture we charge only €9.95 per complete order. We also deliver to the UK and other European countries, please see our delivery rates below. Our flat delivery rate is an absolute bargain and is far cheaper than any of our competitors, please take this into account when comparing product prices.

 

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Heavy goods deliveries
For heavy furniture or pond deliveries we charge an extra €5.00 to our standard delivery rate. Our rates below are our standard rates, please add €5.00 for heavy goods. All delivery rates are automatically added to your order when you add a product to your cart.

Where do we deliver to?
We deliver nationwide to the island of Ireland, the U.K., Austria, Benelux Countries, France, Germany and Switzerland. Please see our delivery rates below:

€3.95 - The Island of Ireland

€12.95 - The United Kingdom (Highlands and Islands may incur a surcharge, please contact us on 353 1524 0884 for details)

€14.95 - Austria, Belguim, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland.

How long does it take?
Stock permitting we aim to dispatch your goods within 2 working days of receiving your order. However with our wood products please allow 10 to 14 days for delivery plus due to delays in courier services add another 2 - 3 days for Irish and UK orders, and up to 8 working days for other European destinations.

What If I'm not in at time of delivery?
The driver will leave a note with the depot contact number. Delivery can be arranged for the next day or a later date.

I'm ordering several items, do they all arrive at the same time?
All items dispatched at the same time will normally be delivered in one delivery. The exceptions are bulk bags of soil or compost which comes in a separate delivery using a different delivery company and raised beds kits which may arrive in two separate deliveries.

What if my parcel is damaged or I wish to return the goods I have ordered?
Contact our office on 01 524 0884 and we will arrange collection and refund or replacement of faulty or damaged goods.

If you wish to return goods for any reason other than damaged or faulty items please return the item to us at the following address and we will organise a refund. Goods must be undamaged and in their original packaging. Please take care when parceling returned goods to ensure it reaches us in good condition.

Our returns address is: Quickcrop ltd., Unit 4, Ballymote Industrial Estate, Ballymote, Co.Sligo.

 

If you are unsure about any aspect of our delivery service we're always delighted to take your call in the office on: 01 524 0884

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