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Gooseberry - Hinnomaki Red (Ribes uva-crispa 'Hinnomaki Red')

Gooseberry - Hinnomaki Red (Ribes uva-crispa 'Hinnomaki Red')

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The Hinnomaki Red Gooseberry stands out for its sweet and tart flavor profile and robust growth characteristics. This cultivar reaches a mature size of about 3 to 5 feet in height and width. It is well-adapted to colder climates, flourishing in USDA hardiness zones 3 through 8, making it a suitable choice for various regions in Canada. For optimal growth, Hinnomaki Red prefers well-drained soil with a neutral to slightly acidic pH and does best in full sun, though it can tolerate partial shade.

Noteworthy for its disease resistance, particularly to mildew, this gooseberry variety produces large, dark red berries that have a slightly downy texture. The fruits ripen in mid-summer and are renowned for their exceptional sweetness, ideal for fresh eating, baking, and preserves.

Originating from Finland, the Hinnomaki Red Gooseberry is a result of careful selection aimed at enhancing flavor and cold tolerance. This background makes it particularly well-suited to Canadian gardens, where conditions can be similar to its Finnish origins. Gardeners appreciate this cultivar for its delightful fruit and hardiness, making it a popular choice in colder regions.


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