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Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)

Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)

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  • Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)
    • Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)
    • Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)
    • Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)

    Ribes aureum var. gracillimum - Golden Currant (Seed)

    U.C. Davis Arboretum All-Star! Showy in bloom with yellow flowers followed by edible berries. Native to the L.A. Basin. Superior for bird habitat. Tolerates clay soil and drought. Forage source for Cooper and Anglewing butterflies.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameRibes aureum var. gracillimum
    Common NameGolden Currant
    Plant TypeShrubs
    Height by Width6ft. x 3ft.
    Flower ColorRed, Maroon, Burgundy, Yellow, Gold
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, February
    Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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