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Gooseberry Plants

Gooseberry plants are wonderfully hardy and easy to grow in the garden or in pots, producing delicious juicy berries with the traditional taste of English summers. Bare root is the best way to buy gooseberries, and winter is the perfect time to plant them. Your bare root gooseberry plants are delivered without pots, allowing us to pass on the savings to you. Over winter they'll settle in quickly, bursting into life in the spring. Each of our organic varieties is heavy cropping, so bring on the tarts, fools, pies and jam!

Choose your Gooseberry Plants

Gooseberries are often difficult to find in the shops, so why not grow your own? All of our organic gooseberry plants are hardy, disease resistant and easy to care for. Hinnonmaki Green is a vibrant lime gooseberry perfect for making a classic Gooseberry Fool. Heavy-cropping blush-tinted Invicta produces delicious fruits especially suited to cooking and freezing. Or why not try Hinnonmaki Red, an unusual crimson gooseberry perfect for tarts and jams.

Where to grow your Gooseberry plants

Gooseberry plants have a bushy and compact habit, so they’re Ideal for smaller gardens or containers. They can be planted in a border in well drained soil or in a pot, positioned on a patio or balcony. Gooseberries prefer full sun but will also perform well in partial shade. If you’re planting several gooseberry bushes together, space the plants 1.5m apart to allow for spreading.

Gooseberry plant care tips

Gooseberry plants have thorns, so always wear gloves when pruning (late Winter or early Spring is the best time). If planted in pots, you should wrap them in fleece or bubble wrap during cold spells. You can start to harvest your gooseberries from summer onwards in the second year after planting. For more tips and advice on planting, growing and harvesting gooseberry plants, check out our Full Care Guide.


Invicta Gooseberry Bush
2 options from from £8.00

Produces almost double the fruit of other varieties

  • A superb disease-resistant heavy cropper
  • Produces almost double the fruit
  • Amazing for cooking
  • Freezes and stores well
Hinnonmaki Red Gooseberry Bush
2 options from from £8.00

A hardy & vigorous variety

  • Very hardy and vigorous
  • Bred in Finland for hardiness
  • Excellent Dessert variety
  • Ideal for bottling and preserves
Hinnonmaki Green Gooseberry Bush
Hinnonmaki Green Gooseberry Bush
2 options from £8.00

Specifically bred for excellent disease resistance properties

  • Specifically bred for disease resistance
  • Produces a bumper of large crops
  • Sweet aromatic flavoured fruit
  • Perfect for tarts, pies, crumble & jam
Complete Gooseberry Collection | Red, White & Green
Complete Gooseberry Collection | Red, White & Green
1 option from £30.00 £25.00

Gorgeous Gooseberries all summer long

  • Our three favourite Gooseberry varieties for superb flavour and easy growing
  • Green and red berries for cooking, jams and eating fresh
  • Harvest from June right through to August
  • Compact plants perfect for borders or pots

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