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Ribes nigrum 'Magnus' (Black Currant)

Ribes nigrum 'Magnus' (Black Currant)


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The blackcurrant, also known as black currant or cassis, is a deciduous shrub in the family Grossulariaceae grown for its edible berries. It is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia, where it prefers damp fertile soils. It is widely cultivated both commercially and domestically.

Shrub of multi stemmed canes with large soft green leaves. Self fertile but crops increase if planting two or more plants. Deciduous.
  • Juicy black round fruit.
  • High in vitamin C (4 x compared to Oranges).
  • Good levels of Vitamin E, carotenes and Potassium, with the seed is a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid a rare essential fatty acid.
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