In tests we have conducted, premature blackcurrant buds are not damaged.
Andrew March 27, at am Reply.
Nov 29, Red and white currants will fruit at the base of shoots, known as ‘laterals’, that grow out from the main branches.
Prune in winter to leave between eight and ten healthy, strong main branches each year. On one-year-old bushes, prune back new shoots by half. Aug 20, Once the cordon has reached a desired height, cut to one bud of new growth each year in the early summer. Prune the shoots growing out from the main stem to one bud to establish a fruiting spur system.
By pruning your blackcurrant and redcurrant bushes correctly, you can make sure that your currant bushes are productive. Jul 23, A general trim back to shape – but bear in mind that growth will be quite rapid after pruning, so a light prune might not be enough.
Prune right back into the bush. Prune right back into the bush. Prune back hard – The other way in which to grow a spectacular Ribes shrub, is to cut the Ribes back very hard each year – right after flowering!
May 02, When to Prune Flowering Currants. Ribes (or flowering currants), flower early in spring on flower buds that are grown in the previous growing season and needs a full season to grow. To ensure flowering next year, Ribes farm jack tree stump removal be pruned at March or April latest and down to ground level for best results.
The sprawling Ribes bushes should be. Jan 13, These need to be cut back by half of the new growth from the past year.
If the bush is becoming too big for the space, then you can replace an old leader by allowing a side-shoot lower down the stem to grow up and replace it. If you want to do this, then cut the leader back. Aug 01, Don’t head back (shorten) anything on a blackcurrant, unless one branch is racing ahead of the others. In which case head it back to a similar length to create a balanced shrub. Always cut to an outward facing bud. Blackcurrants receive a harder prune than redcurrants – overall removing about a third of the bush.