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Commonly known as Currant

Further Reading....

  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, powdery mildew, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - northern temperate regions, South America.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
Ribes - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of RIBES

RIBES x gordonianum

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Commonly known as: Gordon's Currant.
syn. R. x beatonii - (hybrid between R. sanguineum and R. petraeum). Two-tone red/yellow flowers in spring
£14.50 each

RIBES laurifolium

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Commonly known as: Flowering currant.
Leathery leaves and greenish white flowers followed by red then blackish berries
£16.50 each

RIBES laurifolium 'Amy Doncaster'

RIBES laurifolium 'Amy Doncaster'  >

Commonly known as: Flowering currant.
An attractive form which is more dwarfish in habit
£15.00 each

RIBES odoratum

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Commonly known as: Buffalo currant, Golden currant.
(syn. Aureum) - striking yellow scented flowers bright green foliage
£13.50 each

RIBES sanguineum 'King Edward VII'

RIBES sanguineum 'King Edward VII'  >

Commonly known as: American currant, Flowering currant.
Compact and upright habit with dark red flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

RIBES sanguineum 'Pulborough Scarlet'

RIBES sanguineum 'Pulborough Scarlet'  >

Commonly known as: American currant, Flowering currant.
Late dark red flowering currant
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

RIBES sanguineum 'White Icicle'  AWARD

RIBES sanguineum 'White Icicle'  >

Commonly known as: American currant, Flowering currant.
Pure white flowers
£13.50 each
Available again from June 2020 -

RIBES speciosum   AWARD

RIBES speciosum  >

Commonly known as: Fuchsia-flowered currant.
Glossy foliage, scarlet tubular flowers
£15.00 each

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