GOOSEBERRY - CAPTIVATOR
Botanical Name: Ribes uva-crispa
Thornless mildew resistant Gooseberry, red sweet fruit when fully ripe. Requires cold winters and a moist partial shaded area rich in organic matter. Small deciduous bush producing many green gooseberry fruit in Summer.
Plant Information or Specifications
Sub Categories (HashTags)
Jam Pickle And Preserve (#JamPickleAndPreserve)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Yes (Often below -2)
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
Suitability in Pots
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Customer Comments on Gooseberry - Captivator
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Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 261 days 22hrs
Comments: - Took a long time to fruit. Reasonably good taste. However, hot weather can make the fruit drop before it develops full sweetness.
Height 0.5 metres
Growing: In the Ground
First Fruited: 5 Years from purchase in pot
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Pruned By: 30% in
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