Currant, Black – Ribes americarum Riverview

Menoken Farm

Notice: Orders received after March 21, 2021 will be placed on a surplus list.  They will be filled at a later date in the order they were received depending on availability of tree stock.

Currant, Black – Ribes americarum Riverview


SKU: Ribes americarum Riverview Category:

A native shrub species three to six feet tall with erect branches lacking spines, on multiple stems. The simple, three to five lobed alternate leaves are one to three inches wide and gland-dotted beneath. The glands are golden-yellow in color. Small flowers open in May are have five yellow petals. Drooping racemes produce glossy, red-purple to nearly black fruit.
Ripe fruits are sweet and desirable for human consumption.

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Conservation Grade – base price

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