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Blackcurrant - Baldwin

Traditional favourite variety with UK growers and gardeners alike, a consistent reliable cropper that has stood the test of time. Rich tart flavour, delicious as purée with yoghurt or ice cream, or use in pies, jams or juices, freezes well. A rich source of vitamin C.

Season: Late July

Planting Distance: 1.2m (4ft)

Approximate Height: 1.2m (4ft) after 5 years

Currants need a fertile neutral soil to crop well (a pH of 6.0-7.5 is ideal) in full sun.