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How to Grow Gooseberries


    Aspect:  Sun or part shade

    Flowering:  n/a, fruits in spring ready to pick in summer

    Hardiness:  Fully hardy

    Soil:  Moist but well-drained


Where to plant Gooseberries


Gooseberry plants are best planted in a moist but well-drained soil of sand, chalk or loam within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance. They are best positioned in an area of sun or part shade. Plant in a sheltered position.


Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here


How to plant Goosberries


Mulch the soil with organic matter such as garden compost or bark chips to conserve moisture but avoid waterlogging the soil. Bush Gooseberry plants should be spaced 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft) apart from one another. If growing as a cordon, spacing should be 3-38cm (1ft-15in) apart.



How to care for Gooseberries


Water regularly during dry spells. Gooseberry plants will need to be pruned in winter and summer. How you do this will vary on whether the plant is being grown as a bush or cordon and whether the plant is in its first year or not. The RHS provide detailed instructions on Gooseberry pruning on their website.


How to propagate Gooseberries


It is possible to propagate Gooseberries by hardwood cuttings in winter.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here



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