Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Ribes aureum
golden currant

  • ribesaureum

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Ribes aureum or golden current- yellow tube flowers from late winter through middle spring. In nature you’d generally see these in damp areas shade to part shade. Can get large 10′ x 10′. Hummingbirds like the tube flowers and I’ve eaten the berries.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Ribes aureum

Common Name

golden currant

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrub

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

10' tall × 10' wide

Flower Color

Yellow

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Winter

Foliage

Deciduous

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Filtered Sun / Part Shade / Shade / Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Occasional
Availability

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