Ribes aureum

Golden Currant

  • Foliage and flowers fragrant
  • Good for erosion control
  • Food and cover for wildlife
  • Height: 6-9 Feet
  • Spread: 8-12 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 - 9

Interesting Notes:

A native of the West, Golden Currant has been planted eastward in the United States and has escaped from cultivation and naturalized in many places.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Habit
Deciduous
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