Common Name : Alpine CurrantAlpine currant (Ribes alpinum) is a hardy, low mounded shrub commonly used as a hedge. Plants are tolerant of full sun to full shade. Very low maintenance with no ornamental appeal than its dense green foliage.
When it comes to a practical, beautiful, and beneficial hedge, the Alpine Currant (Ribes alpinum) is hard to beat. This medium-green, even growing shrub makes for a manageable hedge or low-growing screen that offers touches of interest throughout the year.
The Alpine Currant features dense branches from roots to tip that is completely cloaked by small leaves in medium green. While a singular Alpine Currant makes for an attractive addition to the garden bed or foundation planting, these hardy shrubs are most often used as a low-maintenance hedge that can be shaped into a formal hedge or left alone for a more celebratory, natural shape.
Full sun, Partial shade