Skunk currant (Ribes glandulosum) in the Currants and Gooseberries Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled 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: 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Malodorous
Fruit: Showy
Other: Glandular-bristly
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Tea
Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

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