1 Jostaberry Ribes uva Crispa, Self-Fertile, Multistemmed Well Branched 60-80cm
Jostaberry, Self-Fertile,Blckberry Taste But The Size of a Gooseberry,
60-80cm Tall & Bushy
These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.
The nearly black berry, which is smaller than a gooseberry and a bit larger than a blackcurrant, is edible both raw and cooked. It is described as having a taste intermediate between a gooseberry and a blackcurrant, with the gooseberry flavor more dominant in the unripe fruit, and the blackcurrant notes developing as the fruit ripens.
Common Name: Jostaberry
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light
The plant itself grows to a maximum height of about 2 m, flowering in mid-spring, with fruit setting and ripening on a similar timetable to the blackcurrant. The plant displays hybrid vigor growing and fruiting well and being resistant to a number of common diseases afflicting other Ribes.
For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.
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