Plant Care Chaparral Currant

Chaparral Currant


Ribes malvaceum

How to care for Chaparral Currant


How often to water your Chaparral Currant

Water needs for Chaparral Currant
0.5 cups
every 9

Chaparral Currant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Aloha, Oregon.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Chaparral Currant in Aloha, Oregon

Aloha, Oregon

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Finding light for Chaparral Currant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chaparral Currant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chaparral Currant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Aloha, Oregon ⛅.

Chaparral Currant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Chaparral Currant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chaparral Currant: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Chaparral Currant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Chaparral Currant

Chaparral Currant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Aloha, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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