Star GooseberryPhyllanthus acidus
$19.75 ($19.75-$29.90 choose a size)
Specifications of Star Gooseberry
Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)
Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months May, June, July
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Customer Tips & Reviews Star Gooseberry
Makes the most amazing sweet pink jam,beautiful.equal parts sugar to fruit, strain thru sieve.
KEPERRA, QLD, Australia
Rather disappointed with this purchase. While it's a handsome looking small tree it has been a failure fruiting. Plants are either male or female or both. If you get one that's not 'both', you won't get any fruit.
SPRINGFIELD LAKES, QLD, Australia
Update 09-Dec-2011: This tree really seems to love the current weather. Plenty of new growth. New pic attached.Wasnt aware that these trees were deciduous. It lost all its leaves over winter and was completely bare. Its growing new shoots now.We also ...
Greenvale. 4816, QLD,
I have made jam with the juice from the berries, and when cooked, strain the juice,discard the fruit, the remaining juice turns a rosy pink in colour and resembles a taste similar to Rosella Jam. I just used the same recipe as for Rosella Jam. Excellent!!