Blackcurrant bushes are very simple to grow. They are one of the few soft fruit bushes to like damp soil, but they do need plenty of sun and a sheltered position in the North & Scotland.
Basic Rules of Growing Blackcurrants:
Every winter happily ever after:
Top Tip: When harvesting, you can also do most of the pruning: just cut out some of the innermost, most heavily fruited stems and take them somewhere more comfortable to be stripped of their fruit: this will make mopping up the rest much easier.
Your plants will need action against aphids and a net is essential to keep the birds off.