Pruning Ribes is necessary immediately after they have finished flowering. The pruning can either be a general trim back to shape - but bear in mind that growth will be quite rapid after pruning, so a light prune might not be enough. Prune right back into the bush.
The other way in which to grow a spectacular Ribes shrub, is to cut the Ribes.
Apr 15, No need to prune drastically, the flowering currant might suffer from it. Simply snip an inch (a couple centimeters) or so off the tip of all branches. Maintenance pruning of flowering currant. This is a regular pruning that can be repeated yearly, that increases the blooming and the growth of the shrub.
After the blooming, cut branches that have born flowers back to ⅔. Cut back those branches Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Jun 14, Pruning currant bushes is necessary to keep the form of the plant, remove any diseased material and, most of all, to keep the plant’s interior open. Currant pruning is a quick annual chore and part of regular maintenance.
Head back one-year-old shoots to the next growing point to force branching. The next growing point can be identified by Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. May 23, Currant pruning is one of the key maintenance chores related to cultivation of the berry.
information on how to prune currants will help you preserve the form of the plant and ensure more blooms and a bigger harvest.