Frank Cook On Blackcurrant

Internationally renowned edible wild plant expert Frank Cook continues his gentle amble around the Dartington Forest Garden and talks about the importance of Black Currant (Ribes nigrum).

Photo credit: Plants and Healers International

Although most folk might think Black Currant is a cultivated plant, it is in fact native and can be found wild in Britain, usually in fens and wet woods.

If you have a garden, then Black Currant is great for shady areas. Plus it’s a perennial so no need to toil every year to get your food, just plant, tend and share.

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