Ribes odoratum
  • Ribes odoratum
  • Ribes odoratum

Ribes odoratum

£12.95

(Buffalo Currant) An upright, medium sized, deciduous shrub, Ribes odoratum has pretty racemes of golden-yellow flowers in spring and shining green leaves which can turn shades of orange red or yellow before falling in autumn.

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An upright, medium sized, deciduous shrub, Ribes odoratum has pretty racemes of golden-yellow flowers in spring and shining green leaves which can turn shades of orange red or yellow before falling in autumn.

Ribes odoratum is an excellent choice of shrub for adding a splash of early flower colour to a spring border.


  • Position: Sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April
  • Flower Colour: Golden-yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Ribes odoratum  grows to be a small or eventually medium sized, upright shrub if left unpruned.
    • Height: up to 2 m (6 ft)
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Scented, To grow in a pot, Flowering Season - Spring (March - May)

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