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Order: Rosales
   Family: Grossulariaceae
            Genus: Ribes
                        Specie: alpinum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3-6 ft (1-1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: 3-lobed leaves; yellow-green flowers; bitter red fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Hedge Underplanting

Zones: 2-9

Description: Found over much of Europe and extending to North Africa and Russia, this very hardy deciduous shrub grows 3?6?ft (1?1.8?m) tall and has smooth purple-red stems bearing leaves, usually 3-lobed, around 2?in (5?cm) long and wide. Erect racemes of tiny yellow

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

Comments: Several cultivars available, shade tolerant

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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