Hinnomaki Yellow Gooseberries
Hinnomaki Yellow Gooseberry Bushes
Description of Hinnomaki Plants & Fruit:
These vigorous gooseberry bushes produce delicious, big yellow fruit that are great to eat freshly picked or that can cooked up into crumbles, fools, jams or even jelly. Hinnomaki Yellow Gooseberries are short spreading hardy tough plants with great disease resistance (making mildew almost a thing of the past), which makes them ideal for organic growing. They crop very well from an early age, so unless you thin the fruit in the early years it is advisable to give the spreading branches will need some support, or they may break under the weight of a full crop (this "problem" goes away as the plants get older and sturdier).
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Characteristics of Hinnomaki Yellow:
- Excellent fruity flavour. Hint of apricot.
- Large sized fruit.
- Very disease resistant.
- Crops from late June.
Growing Hinnomaki Gooseberry Plants:
Rich soil is essential - dig in good manure and compost before planting. Gooseberries do well in cold places but avoid frost pockets.
Background Information on Hinnomaki Gooseberry Bushes:
This is a Finnish variety.