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Plant with Red Berries

Posted by Tommie0707 none (My Page) on
Tue, Dec 10, 13 at 14:51

I live in Austin, Texas and can not find the name of this plant. Can anyone identify this?

Thanks!


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RE: Plant with Red Berries

Looks like a currant (Ribes sp.) to me. Doesn't look like a Texas native variety to me however. You should clip a branch just BEFORE you travel over to a Master Gardener ID workshop (Q&A). Or a local nursery expert may know.

http://hays.agrilife.org/
http://www.tcmastergardeners.org/
http://txmg.org/williamson/

Currants are my favorite fruit. To warm and low of altitude to grow them here however. Great flavor but with few exceptions not a fresh eating; jams, jellies, baked goods, candies, seasoning meats, I've always want ted to make currant ice cream. Wine?


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RE: Plant with Red Berries

It could be a Rouge Plant ( Rivina )


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