Flowering Currant

Flowering Currant shrub

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Flowering Currant (Ribes sanguineum) is great additon to a mixed native hedge but this species looks just as impressive when planted alone due to its impressive foliage and flowers.

Flowering Currant (Ribes Sanguineum) is a very unusual in that its pretty pink flowers appear before their rich green leaves. This deciduous hedging plant also provides edible currant like berries and its foliage releases a lovely aroma when crushed which the bees love, the berries are also a treat for birds. This a very impressive hedging plant indeed and will do well in most soils but it does need some moisture to help it thrive. 

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  • Berry Colour Black
  • Deciduous Yes
  • Semi Evergreen No
  • Evergreen No
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Grows Up To 3m
  • Has Berries Yes
  • Is Edible No
  • Is Native Yes
  • Intruder Proof No
  • Privacy Hedge No
There is a view that Flowering Currant should be pruned in late summer but we find it performs better as a hedge if you cut back flowering stems to a strong pair of buds immediately after flowering.

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    Flowering Currant 40/60cm 2L pot
    40/60cm
    2L Pot Pot Grown
    Price £8.99
    Planting Density:
    3 to 5 per metre
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More Information
Berry ColourBlack
DeciduousYes
Semi EvergreenNo
EvergreenNo
Flower ColourPink
Grows Up To3m
Has BerriesYes
Is EdibleNo
Is NativeYes
Intruder ProofNo
Privacy HedgeNo

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