Ribes sanguinium growing shrub of the genus Ribes also known as Flowering currant, Ribes sanguinium perennial deciduous plant used as for the edible fruit and also as ornamental plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.
Leaves green, with 3-5 lobes and serrated edges
Flower color pink or red, grow in clusters, 5-20+ flowers in cluster.
Ribes sanguinium fruits
Fruit color purple the size 0.5-1.5 cm
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Requirements for Ribes sanguinium 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:
1-2m, 40-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
General information about the flower
Pink or red 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 sanguinium 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?
Alternative names: Flowering currant, Redflower currant, Red-flowering currant