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Ribes rubrum

To swap with Rustom Pomeroy

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Plant Size
15cm × 8cm

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Plant Finder: about Ribes rubrum

Common names

Red currant, Currant


Ribes rubrum (Red currant). A wild bush with wrinkled leaves, purpleish flowers on spikes and red fruits. Found in damp wood or fens by fresh water.


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

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Ribes rubrum | London, W14 | 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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