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At this time of year, weather permitting, this is what we spend our afternoons doing!
Ribes nigrum Wellington XXX. Fine, juicy sweet flavoured medium to large berries. Vigorous spreading habit, heavy cropper, excellent for freezing. Self-
Ribes uva-crispa Leveller. Mid-season dessert variety. Superb flavoured yellow-
Ribes uva-crispa Careless. A reliable and heavy-cropping Dessert/Culinary variety. Large, smooth skinned berries that turn a red colour when fully ripe. An excellent variety for cooking and jam making.
Ribes grossularia Black Velvet. Vigourous growth. The green berries develop first a pinky blush, and then turn uniformly purple as they ripen fully, when they are medium size, soft-skinned, juicy and with good to excellent flavour and sweetness. The berries are the size of seedless grapes.