Is it legal to grow Ribes odoratum in Maine?
Is it okay to grow Ribes odoratum in Maine?
Lynne M. Holland, Horticulture and Social Media Professional
Ribes are illegal to grow in Maine as they are the alternative host for White Pine Blister Rust. More information can be seen here.
If you have questions you can email Gary.Fish@maine.gov, the state horticulturist.