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  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

gooseberry 'Invicta'

gooseberry Invicta

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This plant is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun, but some shading needed in very hot weather
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A vigorous, spreading bush with large, pale green berries (late July) which are good for both culinary and dessert use. 'Invicta' is one of the most popular gooseberries grown due to heavy yields and resistance to American gooseberry mildew. Gooseberries are easy to grow shrubs for any size garden and are usually the first bush fruit to be picked. Grow them as bushes, fans, espaliers, cordons or even standards.

  • Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Remove all weeds and dig in plenty of well-rotted manure in to the area. Space at 1.5m intervals and once planted, apply a mulch of well-rotted manure every spring, as well as a nitrogen and potassium fertiliser. Make sure the plant is watered indry weather and net the bushes to protect the fruit from birds.
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