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Pixwell Gooseberry

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Pixwell Gooseberry

The Pie Maker's Favorite

Big green berries ripen to pale pink for tempting pies and preserves. Bears the second year, yields 4-6 qts. a year at maturity. Easy to pick; withstands drought. Self-pollinating.
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  • one No. 1, 1-yr. plant
  • $16.99
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  • Botanical Name: Ribes uva-crispa 'Pixwell'
  • Height: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Spacing: 3 - 4 feet.
  • Depth: Plant so the roots are below soil level.
  • Spread: 4 feet.
  • Light Required: Partial Shade
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Up to 4 - 5 quarts at maturity. Bearing age: 2 years.
  • Color: Green
  • Size: No. 1, 1-Yr. Plants
  • Blooms: Early Summer
  • Fruit: 1/2 inch, large, oval, green fruit turns rosy-pink when ripe.
  • Zone: 3-6
  • Form: Fruit, Small Fruit, Gooseberry
  • Flower Form: Yes
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Foliage: Glossy dark green to purple foliage.
  • Comments: Fruit is soft, juicy, and high in sugar. Rich, pink flesh. Vigorous and productive. Practically thornless. Fruits hang in clusters on long slender stems one inch below the branches and small thorns. Mildew and drought resistant. Good choice as an edible ornamental. 2 year old wood is most productive. Big green berries ripen to pale-pink for tempting pies and preserves. Bears the second year, yields up to 4 - 5 quarts a year at maturity. Easy to pick. Resists drought and disease.

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