Part of our Soft Fruit Collection.
An abundance of delicious sweet tasting large berries in autumn on a vigorous, spine free bush. Ideal for summer desserts, or with chocolate cake or brownies.
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: Soft fruit
Main Attribute: Autumn harvest.
Height / Spread: 2m x 2m (6ft x 6ft)
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: Cut back to ground level in February and mulch with well rotted manure.
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