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botanical name:
Ribes odoratum
Ribes odoratum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Buffalo current, Clove bush, Clove currant
synonyms:  Ribes aureum
family:  Grossulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.40m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: black
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Vigorous and openly upright in habit. Spineless shoots which are hairy when young. Bright green, lobed leaves. Golden yellow clove-scented flowers in spring. Purple-black currents in autumn, contrasting with the good orange-yellow autumn foliage colour.

other notes:
Sometimes sold as Ribes aureum, which is a different species.

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