Hinnomaki Red Gooseberry
Plant this attractive new variety from Finland, Hinnomaki Red Gooseberry, and enjoy its abundant, dark red, sweet, large, and delicious berries. Hinnomaki Red is a delicious addition to your edible landscape. Pair with a Hinnomaki Yellow for additional color and flavor.
Latin Name: Ribes uva-crispa
Site and Soil: Gooseberries like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Gooseberries are self-fertile.
Hardiness: Gooseberries are hardy to minus 40° F
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 2-3 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: July
Yield: 4-5 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our varieties are resistant to Powdery Mildew, the most common disease of Gooseberries. Currant Worm feeds on the foliage and is the same color. It can easily be removed by hand.
USDA Zone: 3
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-6, 15-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 34-43