Ribes hirtellum 'Pixwell'
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Companion Plants||Raspberry (Rubus); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Currant (Ribes); Kiwi (Actinidia); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Allow 4-5 canes to develop each year until the shrub has 15-16 canes. In future annual pruning, the canes that are 3 years or older should be pruned to ground level.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8