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Ribes alpinum

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More About Ribes alpinum

  • Inconspicuous, greenish flowers bloom soon after the leaves appear
  • Three-lobed leaves emerge early in the spring and turn yellow in the fall
  • Dense, upright, oval habit
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

2

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm

Colour:

Green
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Alpine Currant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Alpine currant grows best in a fertile soil, in full sun to full shade. They tolerate various soil and other adverse, urban conditions. Prune any time of the year.


Ribes alpinum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Oval
Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Hedge