Alpine Currant

Ribes alpinum

$16.00$26.00 + GST

A multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. A tough and adaptable plan with small green-yellow blooms in spring. Densely branched with leaves to the ground. Features glossy green foliage throughout the season turning to a bright yellow colour in fall. Takes to shearing extremely well and is disease resistant. Produces red berries from late spring to early summer.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 4 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 5 ft FLOWER Spring, Green, Yellow
ZONE 2 FRUIT Ornamental Fruit
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Latin Name: Ribes alpinum
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Screen/Hedge:

Plant at a distance of 1-2 ft center to center

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Disease/Problems:

Disease resistant

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Can be pruned at any time

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Can be used for fresh eating and jams/jellies. Fruit is small in size and red in colour. Berries have a sour/sweet taste.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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#1 Pot, #2 Pot, #5 Pot

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