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A few problems with blackcurrants, scorching?

a1154a1154 Sunny South Scotland Posts: 948
I don’t know if my blackcurrants are ready, I think they are normally a bit bigger, but Mr. Blackbird has made a move, so I had better make mine. 
One bush, I didn’t notice at the time, but I think the last storm took about a third of it out, and the branches were laying on the floor withering. I have cut these out. 
This has exposed the remaining fruit to the sun, and the berries look scorched and brown, just on the south/west side. 
should I use these as normal for jams etc are they ok? or leave them on the bush for Mr Blackbird? (though he looks fat enough to me). 

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,114
    Have to say, they don’t sound very plumptious and delicious. I’d leave them for Mr. B. Though, knowing birds, he’s probably leaving them for you.🙂
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
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