Ribes hirtellum 'Pixwell'Item #5814 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Medium-sized pinkish berries have superb flavor. Delicious for fresh eating or for pies and jellies. Vigorous, bushy, almost thornless plants are very hardy and bear abundant fruit that ripen in July. Self-pollinating. Deciduous.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast grower to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsRaspberry (Rubus); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Currant (Ribes); Kiwi (Actinidia); Coneflower (Echinacea)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.