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Gooseberry (Roaring Lion)

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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