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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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Growing Less Common Fruits
Currants, gooseberries and elderberries are native to Wisconsin and can often be harvested in the wild. They grow along forest edges, in fence rows and in undeveloped areas. However, they are easy to grow in an urban landscape and provide not only ... WiscNews [ story ]

Cape Gooseberry, a little-known berry produced in Latin America
Cape gooseberries, which are originally from Peru but are mainly produced in Colombia, are not very well-known. Cape gooseberries, or Golden berries, can be confused with the orange tomatillo or cherry tomato, even though cape gooseberry grows inside ... FreshPlaza [ 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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