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      Ribes aureum
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       Deciduous Shrub
HEIGHT:5 - 6 feet
SPREAD:5 - 6 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Arching branches; fragrant small yellow flowers; bluish-green leaves turn yellow in the fall; similar to clove currant, identified by the flowers, sepals the same length as the petals; self-fertile; plant in full sun or part shade.
LIMITATIONS:Irregular open habit with age; suckers; looks best with rejuvenation pruning; berries not edible; needs good air circulation to prevent powdery mildew.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 2)
ORIGIN:Canada to northern Mexico through western United States
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