This is a great addition to your edible garden, it is a compact version of 'Hinnonmaki Red' Gooseberry. It is able to start producing berries the year after being planted and once established it can produce up to 9 pounds of berries per plant. This Gooseberry is powdery mildew resistant and a relatively easy keeper, with less thorns its easier to prune.
Fruit: Fruits on younger branches. Fruit ripens to red that are sweet on the inside with a tart skin.
Uses: Fresh, Jam and syrups
Pollination: self pollinator
Harvest Time: Mid- summer (July- August)
Light: Full to part sun
Soil Type: Average, moist to well drained soil
Pruning: Late winter or early spring prune out old damaged branches