CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2010 Barry Breckling | 2009 by Ken Gilliland | 2005 Steve Matson

USDA Zones: 4-7
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-12, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part
Water: Moderate
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Shrub
Size: 3 ft wide x 6 ft high
Form: Shrub - Oval
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Winter
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Decorative
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators,Scent

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Golden currant grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.