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Tussiemussie's Garden


Genus: Ribes.

Species: Ribes uva-crispa L..

Add compost when planting, mulch in spring.
As birds can disbud the bushes, delay pruning until the spring. Cut the leaders back by half to a third, always to an upward facing bud, this will build up strong branches. Lateral (side) shoots can be trimmed as required with the main objective being to form an open centre for easy picking and allowing free circulation of air to reduce the risk of mildew.

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