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Growth Form: round to irregular

Crown Density: moderate

Size: 7 feet high 3 foot spread

Drought Resistance: good

Cold Hardiness: good

Growth Rate: rapid

Life Span: moderate

Elevational Range: to 8,000 feet

Soil Conditions: moist

Possible Insect Problems: imported currant worm, oyster shell scale Possible Disease Problems: blister rust

Wildlife Value: good: food and browse value; nesting cover

Seasonal Color: red to orange fall color; showy yellow flowers Miscellany: native; edible fruit


From "Trees for Conservation: A Buyer's Guide" by Colorado State Forest Service



Golden Currant

  • All orders are final. If an item is out of stock, Morgan Conservation District will work to fulfill the item with another supplier, but no guarantees can be made. In this case, returns shall be issued to customers within 90 days of original purchase date. 

  • All orders will be picked up at Morgan Conservation District's Office at 200 West Railroad Avenue in Fort Morgan, Colorado in May 2024. More information will be emailed closer to delivery day. 

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