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Red Lake Currant

Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake'

Item 6825

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USDA Zone:
3-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial shade
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Clusters of large, bright red berries, delicious eaten fresh or used in jams and jellies, ripen mid-July. Vigorous bushes are highly ornamental and can be used as a hedge or in small growing areas and containers. Deciduous. Self-fertile.

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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Edible, Showy Fruit
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Mid to Late Spring
Flower Color: Green
Garden Style: Cottage

Thrives in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Prefers cool summer climates, with shelter from harsh winter winds and mulch to protect root zone. Provide afternoon shade in hot summer regions. For best fruit production, allow 4 - 5 new canes to develop yearly, until there are 15 - 16 canes, then dormant prune the 3 year-old canes to ground level annually.

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