Jostaberry (Ribes nidigrolaria) | 3L Poly Pot by James McIntyre & Sons
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Jostaberry (Ribes nidigrolaria) | 3L Poly Pot by James McIntyre & Sons

This Jostaberry is a thorn-less hybrid a cross of a blackcurrant and gooseberry.  The Jostaberry combines the large fruit from a gooseberry and unique taste and vitamin content of a blackcurrant ,very nutritious!

320027 Price:  £14.99

This Jostaberry is a thorn-less hybrid a cross of a blackcurrant and gooseberry.  The Jostaberry combines the large fruit from a gooseberry and unique taste and vitamin content of a blackcurrant ,very nutritious!  It is a very vigorous, upright bush producing reliable heavy crops of large shiny black berries – double the size of normal blackcurrants, but packed full of flavour with the berries being rich in Vitamin C – excellent for preserves.   

Plant Jostaberry (Ribes nidigrolaria) at a distance of 1.5m apart in rows 3-4m apart. They are very resistant to mildew but will require protection against frost. aswell as being resistant to big bud and foliar diseases  Fruits appear from early July. 

These are 2 year old plants, in the first season of planting these will concentrate on establishing, although you might see some fruit in this year,  it will be the following year that you will see plentiful crop. 

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Brand:  James McIntyre & Sons
Supplied as:  3 Litre fruit pot by James McIntyre & Sons
Eventual Height:  100-120cm (40-47")
Eventual Spread:  100-120cm (40-47")
Crops:  Early July
Botanical name:  Ribes negrum

We will dispatch your fruit within a week of ordering. You will receive an email when these have been dispatched from our Nursery. 

If you are ordering these with spring pre-order items we will normally create another order for your fruit items so these can be dispatched as above. We will email you with further details if this is applicable. 

Size guide - Fruit Poly Pots 

 

3 Litre Poly Pots, healthy pre-packed range, packed in compost and green poly pots. Ready to go straight in your garden or large containers. These are 2 year old plants, in the first season of planting these will concentrate on establishing, although you might see some fruit in this year,  it will be the following year that you will see plentiful crop. The poly pot on arrival will be 10 -15cm wide and 20 -25cm in height. Fruit Foliage height 30cm-35cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

Note that this is a hardy plant that is easy to maintain but it may be susceptible to full frost conditions so frost protection is advisable in colder regions.  Full growing instructions included on arrival.

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