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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Ribes aureum Pursh var. villosum DC.
golden currant
RIAUV

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Red
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Thicket Forming
Growth Rate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 10
Height, Mature (feet) 3.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 128
Hedge Tolerance
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 4.7
pH, Maximum 7.8
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1280
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 5120
Precipitation, Minimum 12
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance
Shade Tolerance
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -46
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 200000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/17/2014 01:40 PM MDT