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Red Lake Currant

Botanical Name:
Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake'
Plant Description:
Compact, mounding shrub grown primarily for fruit production. Yellow-green flowers are not very ornamental but lead to bright red fruit that ripen in July. The tart berries may be eaten raw or used in jams, jellies, and pies. Requires regular watering and fertile soil to promote berry growth.
Plant Family:
Grossulariaceae
USDA Hardiness Zones:
3 to 7
Mature Size:
3-5' tall and wide
Plant Type:
Shrub
Light Requirement:
Sun to Shade
Water Requirement:
2 - Moderate
Fruit:
Edible
Utah Native:
No
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