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Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green 3L Standard 90cm
Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green 3L Standard 90cm
Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green 3L Standard 90cm
Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green 3L Standard 90cm
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Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green 3L Standard 90cm

Prepare yourself for a taste sensation of summer berry goodness!
  • Sweet, juicy and with a flavour that far surpasses any shop-bought berries.
  • Very easy and reliable to grow with big crops of large, delicious gooseberries.
  • Sweet enough to be eaten straight from the bush and are said to have an almost apricot-like flavour.
  • Adds an ornamental touch to beds, borders or even in large pots on the patio.
  • Supplied as an established standard plant in a 3L pot, 90cm tall.

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Sweet, juicy and with a flavour that far surpasses any shop-bought berries, home grown gooseberries are a taste sensation that everyone should try and Hinnomaki is one of the best with big crops of large, delicious fruit that are ready for picking in mid-summer.

Perfect for growing in a sunny spot, this standard form Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green will add an ornamental touch to beds, borders or even in large pots on the patio and unlike many other varieties, these gooseberries are sweet enough to be eaten straight from the bush

Hinnomaki is a robust hybrid and this makes it very easy and relaible to grow, meaning that every gardener can get superb results whatever their level of experience. This also means that they are an excellent choice if you garden orgainically as they have excellent resistance to mildew.

Self-fertile, so you dont need a pollinating partner, and they make a great companion to red and black currants.

Supplied as an established standard plant in a 3L pot, 90cm tall.

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Supplied as an established standard plant in a 3L pot, 90cm tall.

Plant Care Information

RHS Perfect Pollinators
RHS Perfect Pollinators
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Edible
Edible
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

Standards should be staked to keep them stable and as plants crop very well, so you may need to support the branches if they are heavy with fruit.

Care Information

Planting Advice for your gooseberry:

  • Dig a planting hole 3 x wider than the roots of the shrub you're planting and mix some well-rotted compost or manure with the soil from the hole and use this to re-fill one the shrub is in place.
  • Before planting soak container-grown plants thoroughly and allow to drain.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Add Mycorrhizal fungi to the roots when planting to help plants establish quicker.
  • Place your gooseberry in the hole at the same level at the pot
    Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball and water well.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.

Care Advice for Gooseberry Hinnomaki Green:

  • Mulch to conserve soil moisture.
  • Water regularly and especially during dry spells. Container-grown gooseberries should be watered as soon as their soil dries out.
  • In late winter, feed with a balanced granular feed. Avoid feeding the plants with too much nitrogen because this can encourage weak growth, which can be prone to mildew.
  • Plant bare-root gooseberries between late autumn and early spring, and container-grown plants at any time, avoiding waterlogged, dry or frozen soil.
  • Gooseberries will be ready for picking from early July - birds love the berries so protect the ripening fruit with fine gauge netting if you need to.

Pruning Hinnomaki Gooseberries:

Year one
In early spring of the first year after planting, prune the main stems on the head back by half.

Year two onwards
In November, shorten the main stems that you pruned in the spring back to half of their new growth. Any new side shoots that have grown from the main shoots can also be either shortened by half or removed if they are not needed. At the same time, remove any suckers or side shoots from the trunk.

After year two, bushes just need a simple twice-yearly trim:
In July, trim all new side shoots to 5 leaves.
In winter, cut back main stems by half their new growth and any side shoots back to 2 buds (these are the shoots that you trimmed in July).
Any stems that are damaged, dead or out of place can also be removed.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
150 cm
75 cm
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