How to Plant a Black Currant Bush
Follow this step-by-step guide on how to plant these small, succulent fruit bushes.
- black currant plant
- garden compost
- watering can or garden hose
Step 1: Prepare Ground
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Dig a hole deeper than the root ball is tall, and shovel in some well-rotted garden compost into the base.
Step 2: Stool Plant
Check the level, and ensure the crown of the plant is positioned in the hole below the soil surface. This is referred to as "stooling."
Step 3: Backfill Hole
Backfill the hole with soil, and water the plant in well. New stems will develop from below soil level. Gooseberries can also be planted this way.