A small thorny, deciduous shrub, which produces abundant crops of gooseberries in late October. Good to use in pies, preserves and jams. Thrives in moist, well drained soil in a sunny position with some aternoon shade. Protect from strong winds. Apply high potassium, complete fertiliser in spring.
|Botanic Name : Ribes uva-crispa|
|Common Name : Jostaberry (Roaring Lion)|
|Growth Type : Deciduous Shrub|
|Water Use : Medium|
|Aspect : Full sun/Semi-shade|
|Height : 2m|
|Spread : 1m|