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Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny

Golden Currant.

Santa Margarita, CA
Size Quantity Price
Fifteen Gallon 0 $ 79.99
Five Gallon 0 $ 24.99
One Gallon 0 $ 11.99
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Golden Penny, Ribes aureum gracillimum, is a bigger and better Golden Currant. It grows to 4 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide with larger yellow flowers and good sized berries.
I have no idea if our Ribes aureum aureum ever flowered here but this plant seems to have the best properties of both sub species. Ribes aureum aureum really has trouble flowering here, Ribes aureum gracillimum grows here in shade. In sun it burns. Not Golden Penny, it's happy here and will that sun, and it flowers.

Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny tolerates sand, seasonal flooding and deer.
Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny is great for a bird garden.
Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny's foliage color is green and type is deciduous.
Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny's flower color is yellow and has a fragrance.
Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny's fruit is edible.

Communities for Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Penny:Coastal Sage Scrub.

ph: 5.00 to 7.50
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 1.50
width[m]: 1.00 to 1.50
rainfall[cm]: 50.00 to 160.00

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