The Complete Gardener's Guide,

Materials Needed

  • black currant plant
  • shovel
  • garden compost
  • watering can or garden hose

Step 1: Prepare Ground

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.

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