Ribes aureum

Golden Current

Plant family: Grossulariaceae - Gooseberry

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Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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One Gallon 186   9.99
Five gallon - Natural 0   29.99

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Flower Color Yellow
Blooming Season Spring
Height 3-5 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Chaparral

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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Autumn Foliage, Edible , Exceptional Fragrance, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People

Plant Highlights

The Golden Currant is a magnificently flowering shrub, with yellow tubular flowers that are present in Spring. The flowers attract for various bird and butterfly species. In the mid to late spring the flowers set to delicious red berries, providing a good food source for birds, mammals, and other wildlife. Golden Currant is one of own favorite native edibles and makes great jams, or is just great for snacking on. The yellow flowers add a bright touch to a garden in springtime.

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