Botanical Name: Ribes 'Imperial White'
Height: 4 feet.
Spacing: 4 feet.
Depth: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them.
Spread: 4 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Color: White flowers.
Foliage: Ovate, 1 - 3 inch 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.
Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
Pruning: Remove dead wood. Prune to rejuvenate new growth in early Spring.
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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