Alpine Currant

Ribes alpinum

Growing Zones 3-9
  • Height:        36-60″
  • Width:         60-72″
  • Spacing:     60-72″
  • Design Role:  Landscapes

  • Location: Full sun
  • Water: Average
  • Fertilizer:  Average
  • Growth Habit:   Upright



Alpine currant (Ribes alpinum) is a hardy, low mounded shrub commonly used as a hedge. Plants are tolerant of full sun to full shade. Very low maintenance with no ornamental appeal than its dense green foliage.