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Ribes amarum

Bitter Gooseberry.

Santa Margarita, CA
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One Gallon 5 $ 8.99
Plants in production
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A sprawling, stickery, twiggy deciduous shrub with a sticky bitter fruit. Native from mid-California to San Diego(higher elevations). If you're a collector or have a mountain cabin this plant could be useful, otherwise use Ribes californicum, Ribes quercetorum, Ribes speciosum, or Ribes aureum gracillimum. Click here for more about California Currants and Gooseberries

Ribes amarum tolerates sand, clay and seasonal flooding.

Ribes amarum's foliage type is deciduous.
Ribes amarum's flower color is violet.

Communities for Ribes amarum:Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest and Central Oak Woodland.

ph: 5.00 to 7.00
usda: 5 to 8
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 2.00
rainfall[cm]: 50.00 to 100.00

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