Why are gooseberries called gooseberries?

Answer The exact reason is not known but many expect that it is a corruption of the old german, french or dutch names for the plant. However, it is also likely that it was just named "gooseberry" and not ... Read More »

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What is the gooseberries color?

Gooseberries varie in colors. They can be red, or deep purple after they are finished growing, when they are growing they are green. So the answer to your question- green, red, and purple.

How to Cut Back Gooseberries?

Commonly called gooseberries, shrubs of the genus Ribes occur naturally across much of Europe, Asia and North America. Many species of gooseberries are cultivated for their round, grape-like fruit,... Read More »

How to Grow Gooseberries?

Semi-translucent green in colour, gooseberries (Ribes grossularia) are ideal for dishes requiring a crisp acidity to complement either sweet or savoury dishes. Gooseberries are great for garden spa... Read More »

Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

Chinese Gooseberries are from New Zealand are are more commonly known as Kiwifruit.Note: Some people may know of them as "kiwis", this is the name for one of New Zealands native birds, and the nick... Read More »