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Order: Rosales
   Family: Grossulariaceae
            Genus: Ribes
                        Specie: uva-crispa

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Heart-shaped leaves; green flowers; bristly, green, edible fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Underplanting Fruit production

Zones: 5-9

Description: Found in various forms through Europe to North Africa and the Caucasus, this popular small fruit is borne on a thorny many-branched bush up to 3?ft (1?m) tall. Its leaves are small and heart-shaped with 3 to 5 lobes, rounded teeth and a thin down on the u

Growth Habit: Upright multi-stemmed habit


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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