Alpine Currant - Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant Ribes alpinum
Alpine Currant Ribes alpinum
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Rounded deciduous shrub with glossy green lobed leaves summer and fall. Has versatile uses in the foundation, Mass Planting or as hedge. Can be sheared frequently into a formal hedge or left for an informal hedge. Adds nice definition to any landscape.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Green
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 2
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Tolerates most soil conditions. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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