RIBES

Commonly known as Currant

Genus of about 160 species of mainly deciduous, occasionally evergreen, sometimes spiny shrubs, widely distribited in woodland, scrub and rocky places in northern temperate regions with some from South America.

Edible species in this family include R. nigrum, blackcurrant, R. rubrum, redcurrant and R, uva-crispa, gooseberry.

Further Reading....
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub

Buy Varieties of RIBES

RIBES x gordonianum

RIBES x gordonianum

Gordon's Currant

syn. R. x beatonii - (hybrid between R. sanguineum and R. petraeum). Two-tone red/yellow flowers in spring

 
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£15.00 each 
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RIBES laurifolium

RIBES laurifolium

Flowering currant

leathery leaves and greenish white flowers followed by red then blackish berries

 
£15.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
RIBES laurifolium 'Amy Doncaster'

RIBES laurifolium 'Amy Doncaster'

Flowering currant

an attractive form which is more dwarfish in habit

 
£17.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
RIBES odoratum

RIBES odoratum

Buffalo currant, Golden currant

(syn. Aureum) - striking yellow scented flowers bright green foliage

 
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£16.00 each 
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RIBES sanguineum 'King Edward VII'

RIBES sanguineum 'King Edward VII'

American currant, Flowering currant

Compact and upright habit with dark red flowers

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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Not available until May 2024 -
RIBES sanguineum 'Pulborough Scarlet'

RIBES sanguineum 'Pulborough Scarlet'

American currant, Flowering currant

late dark red flowering currant

 
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individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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RIBES sanguineum 'White Icicle'

RIBES sanguineum 'White Icicle'

American currant, Flowering currant

pure white flowers

 
£15.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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RIBES speciosum

RIBES speciosum

Fuchsia-flowered currant

glossy foliage, scarlet tubular flowers

 
£17.50 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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