Alpine currant (Ribes alpinum)

Alpine currant 
(Ribes alpinum)

Alpine currants
We have young plants available, about 20 cm high 
grown in 7 cm pots

Low stock 

£6.00

Please note; we sometimes have plants of known sex for £8.00
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The alpine currant is a small and suckering member of the currant family.

 Although preferring a neutral-acid soil, the alpine currant is otherwise easy to grow, tolerating quite dense shade. It is said to perform well in poor soils, getting to be about 1 m high and wide. 

 As both male and female plants are required for fruit, it is often used as a low growing hedge or ground cover, spaced about 50 cm apart. The berry is like a redcurrant though sweeter and less acid and about 5 mm in size. 

We sometimes have plants of known sex available, please use our order form to enquire. 
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