Botanical Name: Ribes 'Hinnomaki Red'
Height: 3 - 5 feet.
Spacing: 36 inches.
Depth: Plant so the roots are below the soil.
Spread: 3 - 4 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
Pollinator: Gooseberries are self-fertile.
Yield: Up to 4 - 5 lbs. per plant when mature.
Color: White blossoms.
Foliage: Green foliage in Summer, red in Fall, shaped like grape leaves.
Blooms: Early season.
Fruit: Deep red large fruit. Sweetest of all gooseberries.
Form: Deciduous. Upright.
Flower Form: Yes.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist soil.
Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
Pruning: Prune each year after fruiting. Remove old wood that has produced it's third crop.
Comments: Bears fruit in the first year if planted early enough. Crisp skin has a snappy tang, followed by sweet flesh. Best flavor of any gooseberry in our trials (sweet enough to eat without sugar added). Berries are an attractive deep red color & a nice large size. Restricted states: DE, MA, ME, NC, NH, NJ, RI, VA, WV. Unabale to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
Unable to ship to: AE AK DE GU HI MA ME NC NH NJ PR RI WV