Flowers - raw. A sweet taste.The leaves can be used to make a tea or as a flavouring in foods.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Ribes odoratum.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 10 - 15cm with a heel, July/August in a frame. Cuttings of mature wood of the current year's growth, preferably with a heel of the previous year's growth, November to February in a cold frame or sheltered bed outdoors.Division of suckers in the dormant season. They can be planted out direct into their permanent positions.
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Hardy to about -25°c. A very ornamental plant. The flowers are deliciously clove-scented. This species is closely allied to R. aureum. Occasionally cultivated for its edible fruit, there are some named varieties. The period of fruit ripening is unusually long. The cultivar 'Crandall' has large edible fruits with a tart-sweet flavour that are high in pectin. This species succeeds in regions having hot summers. The fruits can be red, black, yellow, golden or reddish-brown. Plants often produce suckers, especially when growing in damp soils.Plants can harbour a stage of white pine blister rust, so should not be grown in the vicinity of pine trees. Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus.
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