Common name: Alpine Currant.
Native: Northern and Central Europe.
Size and spread (10 years): 2m x 2m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 16 weeks stratification treatment.
Seeds / kg: c.168,000 94% viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils from sand to clay.
Planting instructions: Good for erosion control on slopes. Plant in groups since only the females produce fruit and they need a male pollinator. Prune after flowering.
Mature height: 2m
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