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Prickly Gooseberry

Prickly Gooseberry

Prickly Gooseberry Facts

The binomial name for Prickly Gooseberry is Ribes cynosbati, and is one of several species of Ribes, or Currant. Other common names for Gooseberry bushes are usually specific to a particular species of Ribes, such as Common Gooseberry for Ribes uva crispa, Hedge Gooseberry for Ribes alpestris, Japanese Gooseberry for Ribes grossularioides, North American Gooseberry for Ribes hirtellum, and Whitestem Gooseberry for Ribes inerme.

Prickly Gooseberry Farms

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

Prickly 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 ... [ story ]

Hwy 61 Work Done near Gooseberry, Continues in Two Harbors Area
The $2,052,279 project in the Lafayette Bluff Tunnel, Gooseberry, Beaver Bay and Illgen City areas included resurfacing and culvert replacement. MnDOT says there should now be improved drainage in the area. A separate project continues south of Silver ... WDIO [ story ]

Photo - Paul Rothrock - Keys to Nature Project - The Field Museum - Chicago, Illinois

Selected Species

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

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