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Gloire de Sablons' Pink Currant Plant Soft Fruit

Gloire de Sablons' Pink Currant Plant

Ribes rubrum 'Gloire de Sablons'

SKU: FRU0277

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Sweet, fragrant and easy to grow
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The Highlights

    • Translucent pink currants bursting with sweetness
    • Very attractive plant with gorgeously fragranced fruit
    • Old French variety not available in shops
    • Easy to care for
    • Heavy crops in July
    • Use in summer puddings and garnishes

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Supplied as:

3L Pot
3L poly-pot. This plant is supplied in a 3L Poly-Pot, which is approx 19 x 13cm

Height on arrival:

50-80cm inc. pot
Your currant plant is supplied at a height of approx 30-50cm

Eventual height:

1.2m

Eventual spread:

1.2m
Allow for a spread of approx 1.2m

Tasting notes:

Fragrant and delicately sweet

Time to first crop:

2 years

Habit:

Bushy

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
Does not require frost protection

Self fertile:

Self fertile

Uses:

Eating, desserts, garnishes

Rootstock:

Spacing:

45cm
Plant 45cm apart to allow for spreading

Care Guide

Good pest and disease resistance

To prevent powdery mildew, keep the plants well spaced so air can circulate, and water at the base of the plant, avoiding water splashing on the leaves.MORE

Water during dry spells

Water currants during dry periods in the growing season.MORE

Full Sun

Plant where the currants will receive around 6-8 hours of sunlight daily.MORE

Well-drained soil

Currants will tolerate a wide range of soils, but prefer moisture retentive fertile soils that are well-drained.MORE

Feeding not required

No feeding neededMORE

Prune in autumn/winter

Prune currants from late autumn to late winter when they're dormant.MORE