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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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Ariel Whitely-Noll: Persimmons, gooseberries options for native fruits
Last week we discussed the merits of the Juneberry, pawpaw and mulberry. Each of those unusual fruits offered a unique trait to the home gardener, as do the fruits we will discuss this week. Although each tree or shrub is adaptable to our region, with ... The Topeka Capital-Journal [ story ]

Minnesota state parks are free to use on Black Friday for the fourth straight year
In 2017, Gooseberry Falls surpassed Fort Snelling as the most visited state park, with Itasca coming in third. The resurgence in interest for being outdoors is driven, Rivers said, by people's interest in local travel and wellness. “It's a really low ... Minneapolis Star Tribune [ 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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