Botanical Name: Ribes hirtellium 'Pixwell'
Height: 4 - 5 feet.
Spacing: 3 - 4 feet.
Depth: Same as in the nursery.
Spread: 4 feet.
Sun/Shade: Partial shade.
Yield: 4 - 5 quarts at maturity.
Foliage: Glossy dark green to purple foliage.
Fruit: 1/2 inch, large, oval, green fruit turns rosy-pink when ripe.
Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Comments: Fruit is soft, juicy, and high in sugar. Rich, pink flesh. Vigorous and productive. Practically thornless. Fruits hang in clusters on long slender stems one inch below the branches and small thorns. Mildew and drought resistant. Good choice as an edible ornamental. 2 year old wood is most productive.
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