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Hi,

I planted this Bush several years ago and I can't remember what it is.

Is it a blackcurrant?

 

HRose..........I think so......I'd harvest  those few currants before someone else does it for you........lots of hungry birds about at the moment

BobTheGardener

The leaves look wrong for blackcurrent - I think it's a Ribes (flowering current.)

Here's a pic of the leaves on my Ribes Aureum:


The berries are edible but usually not very nice.

nutcutlet

Sort of. It's Ribes odoratum or alpinum or aureum. One of the ones with yellow flowers

Thanks all for your responses - invaluable as usual!!

HR

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HRose............. sorry...........could have sworn it was a blackcurrant........didn't look like Ribes I have grown before.

However, always pays to get more than one opinion

nutcutlet

They're edible though aren't they Bob?

BobTheGardener

Yes nut but can be a bit sharp!

Supposed to be very good for you - high in anti-oxidants.

nutcutlet

Mine has never made any yet 

Think they may make it into a smoothie then.....

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