Ribes uva-crispa Hinnonmaki Rod, (Red)

 

Ribes uva-crispa Hinnonmaki Rod, Red Gooseberry. The greatest enemy of gooseberries is mildew - and who wants the pain of constant spraying! This variety is virtually immune to mildew. Produces heavy crops of red purple coloured fruit of excellent quality.

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.