Plant Care Northern redcurrant

Northern redcurrant

Also known as

Northern redcurrant, Wild redcurrant and swamp redcurrant

Taxonomy

Ribes triste
Ribes
Grossulariaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Northern redcurrant

Water

How often to water your Northern redcurrant

Water needs for Northern redcurrant
0.5 cups
every 9

Northern redcurrant 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 Northern redcurrant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Northern redcurrant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Northern redcurrant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Northern redcurrant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Northern redcurrant

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

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Care Summary for Northern redcurrant

Northern redcurrant


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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