Ribes Hinnonmaki Green, Gooseberry

 

Excellent, very hardy mid-season variety, specifically bred for hardiness and disease-resistance, bearing consistently prolific crops of large, well flavoured, olive-green fruit. Self-fertile. Ready to pick from late May for cooking and preserving, but larger, with a sweet, aromatic taste, delicious for eating fresh, by mid-July. Eventual height and spread 90cm.

 

Plant in well drained soil, Full Sun / Partial shade

 

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.