Common name: Uvilla, Parilla, Magellanic currant Height: 1,5-3 m Growing: medium Foliage: decidious, green shiny leaves. Flowers / Fruits: edible dark red to black fruits and creamy white flowers. Site: sun to light shade Soil: acidic to slightly alkaline Irrigation: regular Hardiness: semi-hardy -8 -10ºC
Long description: Ribes magellanicum also known as Magellanic currant, is a decidious Chilean shrub originating from one of Patagonias most beautifull areas; Tierra del Fuego. Magellanic currant has shiny green leaves and bears long tassels of creamy white to yellowish flowers, followed by dark red to black edible berries.