How to grow Ribes speciosum

Ribes speciosum growing shrub‎ of the genus Ribes also known as Fuchsia-flowered gooseberry or Californian fuchsia, Ribes speciosum perennial deciduous plant used for ornamental flowers and plant and drought tolerant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8.

Leaves green, with 3-5 lobes and serrated edges

Ribes speciosum flowers

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

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Requirements for Ribes speciosum 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 speciosum 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 speciosum

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

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

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Watering plants

Hardiness zone