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Ribes rubrum ‘Laxton's Number 1 red currant’

For sale by Barbara

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

2 yr old plants grown as standards. parent plants heavy croppers.

Plant Size
Total Price
20cm × 10cm

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Plant Finder: about Ribes rubrum ‘Laxton's Number 1 red currant’

Common names

Red currant, Currant


Ribes rubrum ‘Laxton's Number 1 red currant’ (Red currant). This variety produces medium sized red berries.


They are fully to frost hardy and will need moist, rich soil with full sun to semi-shade.

Interest and use

Culinary fruit

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Ribes rubrum ‘Laxton's Number 1 red currant’ | Sandhurst, Kent, TN18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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