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RIBES odoratum

Commonly known as Buffalo currant, Golden currant

(syn. Aureum) - striking yellow scented flowers bright green foliage
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  • Deciduous - broadly oval 3- to 5-lobed, toothed leaves to 8cm (3in) long. Autumn colours of red and purple
  • Yellow
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - erect shrub. Produces flowers in pendent racemes to 5cm (2in) long followed by spherical, black fruit.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, leaf spot, powdery mildew, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - central USA
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - sweetly scented of cloves
  • Scented foliage - spice-scented leaves
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Ribes - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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