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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.
- LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
- HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
- SoilHeavy, Well drained, Medium, Low salinity
- Soil pH5.5 to 7.0