Pixwell Gooseberry

Ribes hirtellum

$26.00 + GST

A multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a low, spreading habit of growth. Green spring blooms, followed by an abundance of green berries. Gooseberries ripen to pink in mid-summer. Excellent for fresh eating, baking and canning. Near thorn-less, vigorous shrub features green foliage throughout the season, turning to a red colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 3 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Spring, Green
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Ribes hirtellum
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinating

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies, birds and hummingbirds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

Thorn-less variety

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions, but should not be allowed to dry out

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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