Ribes magellanicum growing shrub of the genus Ribes also known as Magellanic currant, Ribes magellanicum perennial deciduous plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-7.
Leaves green, with 3-5 lobes and serrated edges
Flower color can be yellow or pink, grow in clusters, 5-20+ flowers in cluster.
Ribes magellanicum flower
Fruit color black-purple the size 0.5-1.5 cm
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Requirements for Ribes magellanicum 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
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Gall, aphids, spider mite
How to prune:
Dead and weak branches
Size of the plant?
0.5-2 m, 20-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow or pink flower, the flowers grow in clusters, 5-20+ flowers in cluster.
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Ribes magellanicum 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?