Ribes nevadaense

Pink Mountain Currant, Sierra Currant, Sierran Currant

In Stock: 0.085 lb (Total:0.085lb)
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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: can be fall sown without stratification.|Sporadic germination may occur over a 2-3 year period 

Introducing the Ribes nevadaense Pink Mountain Currant, also known as the Sierra Currant or Sierran Currant. This stunning shrub grows up to 2 meters tall, sporting glandular leaves that are up to 8 centimeters long, divided shallowly into dully toothed lobes. The dense raceme of up to 20 flowers hangs pendent or is held erect on the branches, with each flower opening into a corolla-like array of five pinkish-red sepals and five smaller white petals in a tube at the center. The fruit is an edible blue-black berry under a centimeter wide, with a somewhat waxy texture and studded with glandular hairs.

The Ribes Nevadaense Pink Mountain Currant is a hardy shrub that is perfect for gardens and landscapes in cooler temperate climates, especially in mountainous regions. This beautiful shrub is a show stopper when in full bloom and can be planted as a specimen or in groups, making a great addition to any garden, landscape, or even a woodland setting. The flowers are a haven for pollinators and the berries make a tasty snack, enjoyed by both humans and wildlife alike.

This shrub is easy to grow and maintain, and it prefers well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. It can tolerate some drought conditions and can nearly handle full shade. The Ribes nevadaense Pink Mountain Currant is known for its resilience and ability to adapt to different environmental conditions, making it a go-to choice for gardeners who want a hardy, low-maintenance shrub.

If you're looking for a shrub that is easy to grow, beautiful to look at, and engages with pollinators, then the Ribes nevadaense Pink Mountain Currant is perfect for you. Its stunning blooms, hardiness, and ease of maintenance make it a great investment for any garden or landscape, and the delicious fruits it produces are the icing on the cake. Get yours today and enjoy the beauty and benefits of Ribes nevadaense Pink Mountain Currant!

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