Leaves curling on blackcurrant bush, help!

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mmmmmchocolate Sun 07-Aug-16 19:21:49

The bush was planted in the spring, has grown really quickly and had a handful of fruits this year. I moved it a few days ago because there wasn't much room between it and my gooseberry bushes. It was a hot day but was probably only out of the ground for about 20 minutes. The leaves towards the top and the top of the stems were droopy. I watered it well and then watered it well last night.

Today, a number of the leaves have started to curl and have gone quite crispy- like autumn leaves- but they're still the same colour. This plant was very healthy I don't even think it's even had any issues with pests since planting. Please tell me it will recover!

PickAChew Sun 07-Aug-16 19:25:59

They're utterly bomb proof. It will recover. Cut off dead wood in the autumn.

We got about 15kg of the bloody things before ours failed. Dug it up, now. Need a blackcurrant break!

mmmmmchocolate Sun 07-Aug-16 20:00:53

Lol, thank you. I'll keep my fingers crossed and cut it back in the Autumn and hope for 15kg next year 😂

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