Scientific Name: Ribes uva-crispa Form: Round
Common Name:gooseberry Texture:Medium
Family Name:GrossulariaceaeHabit: Arching, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Africa, Europe, South Asia / India Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Palmate venation, Lustrous, Pubescent, Deltoid, Orbicular, Ovate, Crenate, Dentate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers clustered, (Floriferous), Green-yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Berry (true), Edible, Green, Green-yellow, Purple, Red, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Small garden/space, Spring interest, Urban agriculture, Wildlife food
Key ID Features:Habit spreading; Leaves are irregular, rounded with (3-)5 lobes, spines sporadic (0 to 2 per node), stipules to 2 cm long, prickles on some stems.