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Gooseberry Hinnomaki Red

Very hardy and vigorous mid-season red gooseberry. Hinnomaki Red produces heavy crops of large sweet red berries of excellent of excellent quality fruiting in mid-July. It was specifically bred for hardiness and disease resistance and is particularly resistant to mildew making its ideal for organic growing. It is also a strong but slow growing variety so is ideal for small gardens. An excellent variety for dessert or culinary purposes.

Pruning: prune new growth on the main branches back by 50% and any side shoots back to 5cm

Mulch yearly with well rotted compost or manure to retain moisture and suppress weeds.

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