Poorman Gooseberry is considered by many to be the best tasting, sweetest gooseberry variety. Green berries turn red when ripe. Great all purpose variety, but delicious eaten straight out of hand. We are unable to ship gooseberries to ME, NC and SC.
Growing Poorman Gooseberry
USDA Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10
Uses: Canning / Preserves, Desserts / Pies, Fresh Eating
Harvest Period: Midseason
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Origin Date: 1800's
Storage: A few weeks
Years to Bear: 1-2 years
Recommended Spacing: 2-6 ft.
Mature Size: 4-6 ft.
Water Requirements: 3-8 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped: Small bush