Red Lake Currant
Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||RYE-bees RU-brum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Mid to Late Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Edible, Showy Fruit|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Privet (Ligustrum); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Sumac (Rhus); Blueberry (Vaccinium)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8