Ribes laurifolium plant © gardenmedia / coolplants  

laurel-leaved currant

Ribes laurifolium

An unusual berry with evergreen leaves and beautiful, green yellow and fragrant flower clusters in early spring. The black berries are edible.

60-80 cm    2-4   creamy yellow yellowish green cream    full sun ⋄ sunny ⋄ morning sun ⋄ evening sun ⋄ open shade ⋄


where to plant Ribes laurifolium

  • height: 60-80 cm
  • flowering: February - April
  • color: creamy yellow yellowish green cream
  • leaf color: green
  • habit: wide
  • growth: medium
  • level: easy
  • light: full sun sunny morning sun evening sun open shade
  • soil: dry average moist
  • soil texture: pervious light normal
  • humus: low / normal normal normal / lot
  • winter zone: 7 [-15°C]
  • density: 1 - 2

Ribes laurifolium in the garden

  • Suggested planting locations and garden types: pot small garden planters border along path

botanical information about Ribes laurifolium

  • Botanical name: Ribes laurifolium
  • Species: Ribes
  • family: Saxifragaceae
  • Other names: laurel-leaved currant