Home > Plants > Gooseberry

Gooseberry   /   Ribes uva crispa

Back   Return to the list   Next

Buy: Gooseberry


Pictures of:  Gooseberry


Everything about: Gooseberry

Gooseberry - Ribes uva crispa (latin)

Origines géographiques: Northern Europe and Asia.
Dimensions adultes: Height up to 1.50 m, width up to 1.50 m.
Feuillage: Deciduous and scented.
Type de sol: Rich and well drained, preferably clay and chalk. Not suitable for acidic soil.
Hardiness: Hardy to -25°C. Needs the winter cold in order to produce.
Exposure: Partial shade to full sun.

Properties and uses:
The Gooseberry is a small spiny bush. The gooseberries may be eaten raw or cooked; they are often used for making jams or jellies as an accompaniment for meats...
They are ready to pick in July and August.

Plant them now: the shortest way to your plate is through your garden!

The different varieties:
The Currant bush 'Captivator', produces tasty, dark red, sweet fruits. This variety has the specificity of being nearly without thorns, which will enchant the food lovers!
The Currant bush 'Hinnönmaki Gold 'produces big, greenish-yellow, tasty fruits. This variety is powdery mildew-resistant.
The Currant bush 'Hinnönmaki Red' is a powdery mildew-resistant variety. Its big red fruits are juicy and sour.
The Currant bush 'Worcesterberry' produces pale red fruits which have a delicate flavour, sweet and slightly sour. This is an highly productive variety.

Back   Return to the list   Next


Your reviews about: Gooseberry

             >> Write your own review

Pépinières PLANFOR
1950 Route de Cère
Tel : (020).7660.0178
Fax : 0033 558 064 854