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Golden Currant (Ribes Aureum) Plants for Sale - Bring Vibrant Color and Delightful Aroma to Your Garden!

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Original price Rs. 399.00
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Golden Currant (Ribes aureum) is a deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub native to North America. It's known for its attractive, bright yellow flowers and its small, edible, black or golden berries. This hardy plant is low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, and a favorite among wildlife and gardeners alike.

Plant Information

  • Botanical name: Ribes aureum
  • Common names: Golden Currant, Buffalo Currant, Clove Currant
  • Plant type: Deciduous shrub
  • Zones: USDA hardiness zones 3-8
  • Height: 3-6 feet (0.9-1.8 meters)
  • Spread: 3-6 feet (0.9-1.8 meters)
  • Bloom time: Spring (April-May)
  • Flower color: Yellow, sometimes with orange or red hues
  • Berry color: Black or golden-yellow
  • Foliage: Green, turning yellow in fall

Plantation and Growing

Site Selection

  • Light requirements: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil requirements: Well-draining, sandy or loamy soil; adaptable to various soil types
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral (6.0-7.0)


  1. Choose a planting location with enough space for the shrub to reach its mature size.
  2. Dig a hole twice as wide and deep as the root ball.
  3. Mix organic matter, such as compost, into the soil to improve drainage and fertility.
  4. Place the plant in the hole, ensuring that the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  5. Backfill with the amended soil, gently firming it around the root ball.
  6. Water thoroughly to settle the soil and eliminate air pockets.

Care and Maintenance


  • Water regularly during the first year, ensuring that the soil remains consistently moist but not waterlogged.
  • Once established, the Golden Currant is drought-tolerant and requires minimal watering, except during extended dry periods.


  • Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring before new growth begins.


  • Prune after flowering to maintain a tidy shape and promote new growth.
  • Remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches to improve air circulation and overall health.

Pest and Disease Control

  • Monitor for aphids, scale insects, and spider mites, and treat as needed with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil.
  • Fungal diseases like powdery mildew can be controlled with proper air circulation and pruning.


  1. Ornamental: The Golden Currant adds a splash of color to the garden with its bright yellow flowers and colorful berries.
  2. Edible berries: The small, sweet berries can be eaten fresh, made into jams, or used in baking.
  3. Wildlife habitat: The shrub provides shelter and food for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife.
  4. Drought-tolerant: Once established, this low-maintenance plant can tolerate drought conditions, making it suitable for xeriscaping.
  5. Windbreak and erosion control: The dense growth habit helps protect against wind damage and soil erosion.