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Alpine Currant

Latin Name: Ribes alpinum

A hardy dense, rounded shrub with glossy green lobed leaves that turn yellow in the fall. Grows in sun or shade, prefers moist, well-drained soil. Responds well to shearing. Use for mass planting, in shady areas, or as a hedge.

 

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Description

Latin Name: Ribes alpinum

A hardy dense, rounded shrub with glossy green lobed leaves that turn yellow in the fall. Grows in sun or shade, prefers moist, well-drained soil. Responds well to shearing. Use for mass planting, in shady areas, or as a hedge.

 

Additional information

Moisture Level

Sun Level

Type

Attracts Birds

Height

Spread

Zone

Attracts Butterflies

Deer Resistant

Fall Colour

Fragrant

Fruit

Cut Flowers

Flower Color

Foliage Colour

Foliage type

Proven Winners

Care & Maintenance

Pruning: remove 1/3 of canes to the ground in spring.

Apply root rescue at the time of planting.

Keep plants thoroughly watered throughout the growing season.

Growth Rate: moderate (1-2’ / year).