FruitBreeding - New The James Hutton Institute Fruit Varieties - Blackcurrant 8872-1 | The James Hutton Institute

New varieties

These are our newly bred varieties that are not yet released. They are identified using their provisional names or their selection numbers where names have not yet been considered. Click on the link to view details on:

  • 9059D-2 
  • 9062E-1 
  • 0123A7 
  • Blackberry
  • 86506G7
  • Strawberry
  • 932034
  • Blackcurrants
  • Ben Vane 
  • 8872-1
  • Gooseberries
  • 9223-1
  • 9223-2

  • Blackcurrant selection 8872-1

    Parentage: [(SCRI 240/18 x SCRI 243/7) x Ben Alder] x EM B1834-67. Breeder's selection number 8872-1.
    Growth Habit: Compact habit, suitable for high density plantings. High yields.
    Fruit Quality: High vitamin C levels, good sensory profile.
    Disease and Pest Resistance: Resistant to gall mite, mildew and leafspot.

    New blackcurrant