Oregon Champ Gooseberry produces medium to large, yellowish-green berries that are excellent eaten fresh and in preserves, pies and wine. The plant is a highly productive and vigorous. it begins producing fruit in its second year and can remain in the garden for up to 20 years.
Latin Name: Ribes grossularia
Site and Soil: Moderately fertile, well-drained soil with full to partial sun.
Hardiness: Gooseberries are hardy to -40º F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 3-5 ft. in height and 3-5 ft. in width
Bloom Time: April-May
Ripening Time: June- July
USDA Zone: 3-7