Prohibited to (DE,ME,NC,NH&WV, and by permit only to MA and NJ)
The egg shaped fruit up to 1 and one half inches in diameter with translucent green skin. The flesh is sweet and mild. It ripens in mid July and is a reliable bearer. Originated in Mankato Minn. by Frank Schwab and introduced in 1974, it is very vigorous and hardy.
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, and Raintree offers outstanding Canadian and European cultivars not usually available in the U.S. Gooseberries generally ripen in July. We offer well-rooted, one-year bushes. USDA Zones 3-8.
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