General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 6b
Plant Height: 2 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Large green berries maturing to red
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Gooseberry
Also sold as:
  • Hinnonmaki Red
  • Hinnonmäki Röd
  • Hinnomaki Red

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Date: 2018-07-08
Very thorny, but delicious fruit.

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