Gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa 'Red Jacket') in the Currants and Gooseberries Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: Red
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2001 Plant Select Winner

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