Gooseberry - Ribes uva-crispa

Gooseberry – Ribes uva-crispa

Perennial to zone 5. Woody shrub growing to about 4-5 feet. Has large edible berries that are great eaten raw when ripe or cooked with just before ripening. For those people that don’t like currants, try gooseberries. An essential plant for the perennial garden. The plant has thorns so plant away from foot traffic and active areas.