Indian Currant (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus)

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Latin: Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Other common names: Indian-currant, Indian-currant snowberry, coralberry, buck-brush, Bird’s Eye Bush

Mature Height: 2-5 ft

Soil / Climate: Grows well in both dry, rocky soil and moist, rich soil.  Tolerates both sun and shade.

Notes: Hardy and fast growing.  Often used to control soil erosion along riverbanks and highways.  Fruit will hold well into winter. It produces small but pretty flowers. Bloom is mid-summer. Colors are  pink, white and near white.

Wildlife: Nector is a favorite of the Ruby-throated hummingbird.  The fruit is popular with turkey, ruffed grouse, bobwhite, pheasant, robins, and grosbeak. Indian Currant is also attractive to bees and butterflies. Flowers are good for cutting.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Indian Currant shrubs which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Symphoricarpos orbiculatus can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

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Dimensions 1 × 1 in


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