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Ribes nigrum 'Black September'
Common Name: Blackcurrants Family: Grossulariaceae (The Gooseberry Family)

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'Black September' is a superior black currant variety. Firm, large berries are sweet and mild in flavor, with the wonderful taste and distinctive black currant aroma. Much higher in Vitamin C than oranges. A very hardy and disease resistant, upright growing bush.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
North Central and Eastern Asia
Native Habitat:
Moist to dry forests and rock outcrops in lowlands and mountains.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone2-7  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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