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
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Gall, aphids, spider mite
How to prune:
Dead and weak branches
Size of the plant:
1-3m, 40-120 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
Yellow 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 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?
Alternative names: Golden currant, Clove currant, Pruterberry, Buffalo currant