Mapleleaf Currant (Ribes acerifolium) in the Currants and Gooseberries Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: Forms thickets 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: Clusters of waxy, 1/3 inch round, bluish-black berries
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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