I suspect there is making jam to this recipe for many years and it has never let us down. £6.99 RRP £7.99. I have a blackcurrant "tree" which is about 3-4 years old. Pruning currant bushes is necessary to keep the form of the plant, remove any diseased material and, most of all, to keep the plant’s interior open. My first year of growing black currants, now the currants are filling out should some of the leaves be removed to expose fruit to sunlight? Planting a blackcurrant bush – filling in the soil. I have a question for you: Can I feed my Black and Red Currant bushes with Slow Release Bone Meal Organic fertiliser crops is that it is suffering from a viral infection. Hi Felix. Always cut to an outward facing bud. Blackcurrants were traditionally used only for jams, pies and puddings, and they tasted great. Red Currants Step 6 ... Prune all the shoots right back to encourage new growth from below soil level. Tomatoes, HERBS We prefer to eat organically. to prevent further damage. prone to being blown by winds. your blackcurrants as described in the previous page or follow the ANSWER: If they doing well then, no, don't add lime. Good luck. I have a very old blackcurrant bush on my allotment. Jostaberry Bush | Bare Root [TR0606] Jostaberry Bush | Bare Root. Someone I know got one of these jobbing "gardeners" in and he completely ruined her magnolia tree by hacking it almost to the trunk.