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

General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Mesic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

Pixwell Gooseberry is absolutely delicious.

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Location: Wytheville, VADate: 2013-07-11Pixwell Gooseberry is absolutely delicious.
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Location: Wytheville, VADate: 2013-07-11Pixwell Gooseberry is a very hardy and prolific plant.
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Date: 2016-06-19
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-04-14Inky thinks no photo is complete without him.
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Location: Wytheville, VADate: 2013-04-28Pixwell gooseberry just after planting.
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-04-14
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Comments:
Posted by Sundownr (SW Virginia - Zone 6a) on Jan 23, 2016 9:44 AM

I'd never seen a gooseberry, but a friend loves them and talked me into getting a couple. I got enough berries the very first year to know I wanted more! I harvest once they start to blush a little for a sweeter flavor. They make delicious pies! I use them in place of green grapes in recipes, too.

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