Easy Pickings Gooseberry

Ribes x ‘Boughen’s Thornless’


Another nearly thornless gooseberry, this one with prairie roots. Green fruit become pink when ripe. This variety is self-pollinated, but fruit set is improved with a pollinizer cultivar. Boughen’s Nursery introduction. Self-pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production. However, if currants are grown near gooseberries then yields can be even greater.



Height: 4′

Spread: 4′

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow-Orange

Growth Habit: Upright

Flower Colour: N/A

Blooms: N/A

Fruit Colour: Green, Turning Pink

Fruit Size: 2 cm (Clusters)

Fruit Timing: Mid to Late July

Fruit Use: Baking, Jam

Key Features: Edible Fruit, Thornless

Landscape Uses: Orchard, Climbs Structures

Pollination: Self-Pollinating