Ribes sanguineum – Flowering Currant


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Ribes sanguineum – Flowering Currant

Flowering Currant

HEIGHT: 1.0-3.0m

 WIDTH: 2.0-3.0m

*height & width at maturity

FORM: Shrub

FOLIAGE: Mid green foliage with dull green undersides. Becomes yellow and red in autumn.

 FLOWERS and FRUIT: Chains of pink currant shaped flowers up to 15cm long in spring. Fragrant, appear at the same time as the leaves.

 BARK: Dark brownish-grey with prominent paler brown lenticels.

 GROWTH RATE: Moderate

 DESCRIPTION: A deciduous shrub, hardy in most positions whose pink flowers emerge at the same time as the leaves in spring.


 TOLERANCES: Tolerates frost and drought, moderate coastal tolerance. Prefers a moist position and is tolerant of most soil types including clay. Does best in a full sun to partly shaded position.

 TREE CARE: Reasonably pest and disease resistant

Additional information

Pot Size

33cm pot / 12" pot


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