Botanical Name: Ribes 'Imperial White'
Height: 4 feet tall.
Spacing: 4 feet.
Depth: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them.
Spread: 4 feet wide.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Color: White flowers.
Foliage: Ovate, 1" - 3" long and as wide, deeply lobed mid green foliage.
Blooms: Mid Spring to early Summer.
Fruit: Produces clusters of white, translucent fruit with a pink blush.
Form: Deciduous woody shrub.
Flower Form: White.
Soil Requirements: Well drained, humus enriched moist soil.
Pruning: Remove dead wood. Prune to rejuvenate new growth.
Comments: This variety is considered to have the richest flavor of all currants and is about the same in size as red currants and also as hardy. The Imperial White is an old variety that was introduced in 1895. Early ripening berry.
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