Ribes fasciculatum var. chinense /Chinese Currant

Ribes fasciculatum var. chinense   / Ribes fasciculatum var. chinense
Foliage and summer fruit
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Foliage and summer fruit


Green muscadine-like fruit in mid summer

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Scientific Name: Ribes fasciculatum var. chinense
Common Name: Chinese Currant
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green, Yellow
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red, Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Male and female flowers are on separate plants. The male flower is fragrant. Foliage and stems covered with pubescent hairs.