Gooseberry Plants Imported from USA-(Jeanne) 8months Old.Grows in Container/Lawn/Patio/Garden/Pot.(OUT OF STOCK)
Ribes uva-crispa L. cv. JEANNE is a late-ripening, dark red, dessert gooseberry with an unknown mixed European/American gooseberry pedigree. Gooseberries are highly prized in Europe. It is considered an important part of a well-rounded garden. We offer sweet varieties which are wonderful eaten fresh. Gooseberries generally ripen in July. They are slow growers in the nursery. We offer well rooted 8 months old plants.
Size and spacing: 3-4 ft.
Hardiness: Cool to Chill climate
Sun or shade: Full sun, but can tolerate semi-shade.
Life expectancy: 15-30 years
To first fruit: 2 years
Yield: 3-4 kg per bush.
How to Grow:
Soil requirements: Good loam, can tolerate sandy or heavy soils, but must be well drained.
Cultural requirements: Plant with peat, mulch well and water during arid summers. Mildew can be a problem on susceptible varieties. Sulphur can defoliate the plants. Baking soda mixed with spray oil sprayed every two weeks can work.
Pruning: Prune annually to maintain large berry size. Cut out wood more than 3 years old, leaving 6-8 canes.
How to Use: - In the landscape: Use in foundation plantings, under spreading trees, borders or short barrier hedges. (Gooseberries have thorns!)
In the kitchen: Use to make jam, jelly, pudding, vinegar and sauce for fish or meat dishes. One reason that gooseberries are so good in cooking is that even the sweet fleshed varieties have a sour skin; making an interesting combination of flavours.
Tissue Cultured Plants, Imported from Michigan, USA.
Plants are around 8 months Old
Can be grown in Full sunlight as well as Partial Sunlight and are resistant to Pest and Diseases.Unique flavor and high vitamin content.
High Heat,Humidity,Sun, Drought Tolerance but not Wet soil tolerance so make sure not make make the soil wet tooo much!