Part of our Soft Fruit Collection.
The most popular variety of gooseberry producing a great crop of large, pale green berries. An easy to grow, vigorous variety with berries that are great for tarts and preserves.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: White
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Fruit tree
Main Attribute: Mid summer harvest
Height / Spread: 1.5m x 1.5m (5ft x 5ft)
You don't need a dedicated fruit area to grow your own soft fruit, just find a corner of the garden or plant against a fence in your border, and try one or two varieties.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Various.
Plant Care: In winter, cut previous years gorwth to two buds and nay central shoots to form an open structure.
Care and Time: High - summer
Benefits: High in fibre, vitamins, minerals and anitoxidants, low in fat, carbohydrates and calories, great to grow your own, good for your health and well being.
History: The botanical name for Gooseberry is Ribes uva-crispa.
EU Rights: N/A