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4-6' tall x 4-6' wide. 'Crandall' currant is a fast-growing heirloom fruiting shrub with fragrant bright-yellow mid-spring flowers followed by large edible blue-black currants. Ribes odoratum Crandall has beautifully colored fall foliage too. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Bowling Green VA
About Me Avid Gardener
Comments about High Country Gardens Ribes odoratum Crandall:
I had to leave it in the care of my niece so not sure how it turned out. Will order another for my new apt.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Clove Currant in Tennessee
About Me Professional Landscaper
I planted the three clove currants in a good spot upon arrival. They held on for a while but look like they have completely died. This despite regular watering. I am leaving the twigs in place to see if the plant might come back from the roots next spring. Even tho I have a friend who successfully grows clove currant, I don't think it is well adapted for this area.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for your feedback on the Ribes odoratum Crandall. Our apologies that this plant has not, so far, acclimated in your garden. Leaving the plant in the ground to see what comes up next spring is an excellent idea! Please keep in mind that we fully guarantee all of our products and we work very hard to make sure that our customers are pleased with both our products as well as our customer service. If this plant does not come up in the spring for you, please contact us at your convenience and we will be more than happy to assist you with a solution. Happy Gardening!
(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
Nice shrub, vivid flowers
from Abilene, KS
I planted 3 of these two years ago. The one in my principal flower bed has grown the best. The two in the lawn are a little smaller. The initial habit was ungainly, but they are filling with the help of some pruning early in spring. The flowers are a brilliant yellow and last a long time. The clove scent is pleasant and perfumes the air. I got a couple pounds of currants last year, and the plants are loaded this spring.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
from Upstate NY
I've grown this shrub in Ohio Z6 and New York Z5. The fragrance is strong clove, and can be detected from a distance. The plant is very easy to prune if you would like it to remain smaller. The light green lobed foliage turns red in the fall. It blooms with lilacs, a cheerful 5-petaled yellow. I've had very few suckers on my plant, just 4 after 4 years of growth. Everyone should grow this native shrub!
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