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Ribes thacherianum

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Ribes thacherianum
Ribes thacherianum
Ribes thacherianum
Ribes thacherianum

Species Name: Ribes thacherianum
Common Name: Santa Cruz Island Gooseberry

Very handsome, fast growing shrub. Dark berries, showy flowers. Attracts birds. Protect from hot inland sun. Very rare gooseberry.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Arching
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part to full shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: Dark pink to white
Endangered?: List 1B/ RED 2-2-3
Distribution: Santa Cruz Island (Channel Islands)
Natural Habitat: Ravines

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