Bred by the Scottish Crop Research Institute, Ben Hope is a vigorous and upright-growing bush variety producing consistently high yields of medium sized currants with good sensory qualities. The currants are high in quality and hang on long strigs. Ben Hope has a high level of resistance to gall mite and good resistance to both mildew, leaf spot and big bud. Particularly suitable for growing organically.
- Self fertile.
- Planting distance: 1.5m apart in rows 2m apart.
- Height & Spread: 1.5m x 1.5m
- Crops: July/August (approx. 10 days later than Ben Lomond)