Standard Gooseberry Bush 'Hinnonmäki Röd' - ShrubRibes uva-crispa 'Hinnonmäki Röd'
These red gooseberries produce the most delectable fruit!
The standard gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa) 'Hinnonmäki Röd' is a highly productive variety, commonly producing harvests of 1-2 kg of sweet-tasting, dark red fruits per plant in July and August. The fruits are perfect for eating fresh or making jam. The standard bush means easy picking without bending. Gooseberries are seldom to be had at the greengrocer's so it's extra nice to grow your own. Self-pollinating. Height of stem approx. 60 cm.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreThe gooseberry grows well in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. Make sure that the root ball on your Ribes uva-crispa is well moistened prior to planting - soak it overnight in a bucket of lukewarm water. Dig a large hole and thoroughly loosen the soil. Plant your bush at the right depth - the roots should be around 10-15 cm below soil level. Fill the hole with more soil and heel well in. Water immediately and generously after planting.
Show moreThe standard Gooseberry Hinnonmaki is easy-to-grow and produces an abundance of fruit. Water extra during dry periods although very wet soil is not well-tolerated, especially in the winter. Fertilise moderately in early spring. The fruits depend on the weather and the fruits ripen from late June onwards.
Gooseberries need to be prunedThe first year after planting prune all the branches back by 3/4 in February. In the 2nd year, prune 6-8 branches by 1/4. Every year onwards, regularly trim old branches by 1/3 and remove all old branches.
Show moreRibes uva-crispa is a strong bush with thorny branches. The delicious fruits are usually not available in the grocery store, so they are great for growing your own! The fruits of the gooseberry have a red skin which is not usually eaten, but you won't be able to resist its sweet, delicious flesh. It can be simply peeled and processed into jams and syrups. This plant is suitable for small gardens.
This beautiful gooseberry is a self-pollinator.
- Extra information
Latin name Ribes uva-crispa 'Hinnonmäki Röd' Delivery type Supplied as bare-rooted stemmed plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Light preference full sun , partial sun Flowers for cutting no Flowering period April - April Harvesting period June - August Growing height 150 cm Planting distance 50 - 100 cm