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Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle' (Flowering currant 'White Icicle')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle'

Other names

Flowering currant 'White Icicle'

Genus

Ribes Ribes

Species

R. sanguineum 'White Icicle' - R. sanguineum 'White Icicle' is a vigorous, deciduous shrub that produces racemes of white flowers in spring, followed by blue-black fruits in summer.


Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic.

Habit

Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle' (Flowering currant 'White Icicle') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in a sunny position in any soil. This is a vigorous plant and easy to grow.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle'

Other names

Flowering currant 'White Icicle'

Genus

Ribes Ribes

Species

R. sanguineum 'White Icicle' - R. sanguineum 'White Icicle' is a vigorous, deciduous shrub that produces racemes of white flowers in spring, followed by blue-black fruits in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic.

Habit

Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle' (Flowering currant 'White Icicle') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in a sunny position in any soil. This is a vigorous plant and easy to grow.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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