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Ribes rubrum Red Lake (Red Currant)

Compact clusters of bright red, sweet fruit grows on branches with small pale green blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green before yellowing in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture