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Redcurrant - Laxton's No. 1

Traditional English variety that has stood the test of time. Reliable and heavy cropping, the bright red glossy currants are borne on long strigs for easy picking. Sharp mouthwatering flavour, ideal for summer puddings, fruit salads, jams and wine-making. Freezes well.

Season: Early 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.