Gooseberry Bushes - 2 Var. - ShrubRibes uva-crispa 'Hinnonmäki Grün' + 'Hinnonmäki Röd'
Enjoy this sweet little treat
Gooseberry bushes (Ribes uva-crispa) 'Hinnonmäki Grün' + 'Hinnonmäki Röd' produce the most delicioius berries! Gooseberries are quite hard to come by at the greengrocer so it is fabulous to grow your own! We deliver 2 different varieties: 'Hinnonmäki Grün' (green gooseberries) + 'Hinnonmäki Röd' (red gooseberries). These ones are both self-pollinating. Order these delicious gooseberry bushes right now.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreMake sure the root ball of the gooseberry is well-moistened before planting by soaking it in a bucket of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole in well-drained, fertile soil. Plant the gooseberry at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Gooseberries grow well in a sunny area.
Show moreGooseberry is an easy-to-grow bush that bears lots of fruit. Give it extra water during dry periods although very wet soil is not well-tolerated, especially in the winter. Fertilise moderately in early spring. Depending on the weather, the fruits ripen from late June onwards.
Gooseberries need to be prunedThe first year after planting, in February prune all the branches back by 3/4. In the 2nd year, prune 6-8 branches by 1/4. Every year onwards, regularly trim new branches by 1/3 and remove all old branches. It is also possible to train its branches in a fan shape against a wall or fence.
Show moreRibes uva-crispa is a strong bush with thorny branches. The fruits of this gooseberry bush have a red and green skin which is not usually eaten, but you won't be able to resist its sweet, delicious pulp inside. It can be easily made into jams and syrups, peel and all.
This plant is suitable for small gardens and is self-pollinating.
- Extra information
Latin name Ribes uva-crispa 'Hinnonmäki Grün' + 'Hinnonmäki Röd' Delivery type Supplied as bare-rooted shrub Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Green, White Light preference full sun , partial sun Flowering period April - May Harvesting period June - August Growing height 120 - 150 cm Planting distance 80 - 100 cm