How to grow Ribes aureum

Ribes aureum growing shrub‎ of the genus Ribes also known as Golden currant, Ribes aureum perennial deciduous plant used as for the edible fruit and also as ornamental plant and drought tolerant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8.

Leaves green, with 3-5 lobes and serrated edges

Flower color yellow, grow in clusters, 5-20+ flowers in cluster.

Ribes aureum fruits

Fruit color yellow or red-purple the size 0.5-1.5 cm

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Requirements for Ribes aureum growing and care:

Chilling hours, mulch, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to a lot types of pests

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Gall, aphids, spider mite

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead and weak branches

Size of the plant:
1-3m, 40-120 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flower, the flowers grow in clusters, 5-20+ flowers in cluster.

Pollination is done by:
Bees, wind

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Ribes aureum fruits?
Eat raw, juice, cakes, jam

Work requirements on the fruit:
In massive bird attack recommend to cover with a net

How long does it take to bear fruit?
1-2 years

Scientific name:

Ribes aureum

Alternative names: Golden currant, Clove currant, Pruterberry, Buffalo currant

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone