Ribes uva-crispa 'Sabine'
Prohibited to DE, ME, NC, NH & WV, and by permit only to MA and NJ
The tasty berries on this hardy and disease-resistant variety are medium sized and red, with an unusual pear shape. The bush is less thorny than others and features rust and mildew resistance. It hails from Ottawa Canada where it is also know as Canada 0273.
Gooseberries, highly prized in Europe as an important part of a well-rounded garden, have been sadly neglected in America, perhaps because people remember gooseberries as tart and mouth puckering - but sweet varieties are wonderful for fresh eating! Gooseberries generally ripen in July. We offer well-rooted, one-year bushes. USDA Zones 3-8.
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