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Ribes aureum

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More About Ribes aureum

  • Fragrant, yellow flowers attract hummingbirds
  • Small, edible, yellow fruit ripen to black
  • Pale green leaves emerge early in the spring and turn orange-red in the fall
  • Dense, upright, arching habit
  • Bloom Time: April

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

2

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Golden Currant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Golden currant grows best in a fertile soil, however, they tolerate full sun to full shade, various soil and other adverse, urban conditions. 


Ribes aureum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Edible
Edible
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color
Fruit

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Hedge
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge