Redcurrant

Ribes rubrum

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  • Flower name
    Redcurrant
  • Scientific name
    Ribes rubrum
  • Aliasグロゼイユ, Groseille, セイヨウスグリ, Redcurrant
  • Place of originFrance and Poland
  • Place of floweringGarden, Orchard
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Redcurrant

Redcurrant, red currant or Aka suguri (scientific name: Ribes rubrum) is native to France and Poland, and is a deciduous shrub. In spring, a lot of yellow-green florets bloom downward in the inflorescence. In fact, it is the sepals that look like flowers, and the petals are small and unobtrusive. In summer, many red spherical fruits are formed. There are red and white red currants (fused acid clusters). Red fruits have a sour taste and are eaten for processing juices, jams and jellies.

General name: Redcurrant, scientific name: Ribes rubrum, Also name: Red Currant, Redcurrant, Aka suguri , leaf shape: circular kidney shape, leaf width: 3-8 cm, leaf margin: shallow 3-5 Fissure, leaf inflorescence: spiral, flower color: yellow-green, inflorescence form: raceme, inflorescence length: 4-8 cm, flowering period: April-May, fruiting period: June-July, fruit color: red, Fruit shape: spherical, fruit diameter: 0.8-1.2 cm.


  • Order
    Saxifragales
  • Family
    Grossulariaceae
  • Genus
    Ribes
  • Species
    R. rubrum
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    kidney-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typedeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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