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Alpine Currant

Deciduous shrub with lobed, bright green foliage. Dense, rounded habit with upright stems and spreading branches. Tall-growing, over 6'. Red fruit ripens in fall.

Companion Plants

Common Snowball Bush



Plant Details

  • Common name

    Alpine Currant

  • Botanical name

    Ribes alpinum

  • Variety

    Green Mound

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 2 (-50°F) to USDA Zone 6 (-10°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    24-36" (61-91 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use an all-purpose in spring

  • Water

    Every other day

  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Prune after bloom

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Denise Y.'s collection
  • Tessa G.'s collection