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Gooseberry Facts

Gooseberry bushes includes several species of Ribes, or Currant. Common names for these Gooseberry bushes are usually specific to a particular species of Ribes, such as Common Gooseberry for Ribes uva crispa, Hedge Gooseberry for Ribes alpestris, Prickly Gooseberry for Ribes cynosbati, Japanese Gooseberry for Ribes grossularioides, and North American Gooseberry for Ribes hirtellum. Some hybrids have been cultivated, such as Jostaberry, a hybrid between Ribes uva crispa, or Common Gooseberry and Ribes nigrum, or Black Currant. Gooseberry bushes from the Ribes genus are not at all to be confused with any of the species of Gooseberry Tree of the genus Phyllanthus, such as Phyllanthus acidus, commonly called Star Gooseberry, and Phyllanthus emblica, commonly called Indian Gooseberry, and Phyllanthus niruri, commonly called Chanca Piedra, to name a few.

Gooseberry Farms

It may be possible to find any gooseberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Gooseberry Stories

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In St. Louis, you can plant gooseberry bush next to white pine
If you're writing from the St. Louis area, where white pine is a non-native tree grown here and there as a garden ornamental, then planting gooseberries (and other Ribes species) is not a concern. Our summer temperatures are too warm for the disease to ... STLtoday.com [ story ]

Klobuchar visits Gooseberry to learn about new app
Among the new exhibits are a topographical map of the park people can touch and use their hands to orient themselves or trace the root of the Gooseberry River, and much of the watershed, as it makes its way to Lake Superior. There is a sliding lever ... Lake County News Chronicle [ story ]


Photo - Northern Bushcraft - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Selected Species

Black Gooseberry
Common Gooseberry
Hedge Gooseberry
Japanese Gooseberry
North American Gooseberry
Prickly Gooseberry
Whitestem Gooseberry

 
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