Ribes aureum Golden Currant.
Sep 10, Performing Annual Pruning 1. Use garden shears to cut branches as close to the base as you can. Open up the shears and place the blades around a 2. Clean up the cuts with a pruning saw to even them out with the base. Use a small pruning 90%(21). Aug 01, To prune out the weak and the clutter for bigger, better fruits. To open the bushes up to light for ripening and airflow for health.
First keep the leg if you have one clean by removing any growth emerging from it up to the point that your bush branches out properly.
For both Red and Black Prune out the short, spindly, dead or damaged wood – as close to the base of the currant as shrubcleanup.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Jul 23, Prune right back into the bush. Prune back hard – The other way in which to grow a spectacular Ribes shrub, is to cut the Ribes back very hard each year – right after flowering! Cut out all the previous years flowered branches to a point to suit – 30cms from the ground is great!Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Jan 13, Pruning Gooseberry, Redcurrant, Whitecurrant and Worcesterberry Bushes First keep the leg (if you have one) clean by removing any growth emerging from it up to the point that your bush branches out properly. You may also see suckers growing around the base of the plant. May 02, When to Prune Flowering Currants. Ribes (or flowering currants), flower early in spring on flower buds that are grown in the previous growing season and needs a full season to grow.
To ensure flowering next year, Ribes should be pruned at March or April latest and down to ground level for best results. The sprawling Ribes bushes should be. When to Prune Currant Bushes. Pruning currant bushes each year is recommended, and this should be done in winter or early spring while the plant is still dormant.
Currant bushes produce most of their fruit on stems that are two and three years old, so no pruning is required for the first three years. Red currant bushes prefer rather well drained soil.
Adding manure, organic soil conditioner or compost is a great initiative upon planting.
This step is an important one, so refer to our guidance for planting. Pruning and caring for currant bushes. If properly settled in, caring for currant bushes is quite easy. How to trim red currant bushes.