Plant Care Flowering Currant

Flowering Currant

Also known as

red-flowering currant, redflower currant and winter currant

Taxonomy

Ribes sanguineum
Ribes
Grossulariaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Flowering Currant

Water

How often to water your Flowering Currant

Water needs for Flowering Currant
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Flowering Currant in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Flowering Currant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Flowering Currant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flowering 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 Flowering Currant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Flowering Currant is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Flowering Currant

Flowering Currant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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