Gooseberry-free gooseberry varieties (detailed description with photo)

Gooseberry berries are very useful and tasty, but anyone who has ever collected them knows how difficult it is: prickly thorns now and then scratch and dig into the skin. There is an easy way to avoid this - grow a gooseberry without thorns. And we will tell you which varieties are better to choose.

Bearing gooseberry in its taste, yield and winter hardiness is not inferior to traditional varieties. But it differs from them in the fact that there are practically no thorns on its branches - they appear only in some places and at a certain period of vegetation. Moreover, they are much smaller in size than that of an ordinary gooseberry. Therefore, it is a pleasure to pick berries from such a bush.

Grushenka

This variety of gooseberry got its name from the appearance of the berries: they are quite large (weighing about 8 g), pear-shaped. The color of the berries is black and purple, and the flesh has a sweet and sour taste and rich aroma.

This bushless gooseberry bush is medium thick, half sprawling, with lots of leaves. The plant is resistant to such diseases as powdery mildew, anthracnose and septoria.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Average height

half sprawling

Early august5-85-6

Gingerbread Man

This is a hybrid of two varieties: Pink and Shifts. It matures quickly, although it does not withstand temperature fluctuations and in regions with unstable climate in severe winters can freeze slightly.

The shrub of the plant is of medium height, it is quite sprawling and thick, so it needs to be regularly cut. The berries of this variety are rounded with a dense skin of dark red color.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Average height

spreading

End of july4-84-6

Malachite

This is a tall gooseberry with numerous branches that are intertwined with each other, thin and sparse spikes, large and pubescent leaves of dark green color, round berries of light green color and with a soft and rather unusual taste of pulp. Because of the specific taste of the berries, this gooseberry is usually used for making jams and compotes.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Tall

End of july4-73-4

Eaglet

The main distinguishing feature of this variety is the unusual color of the berries: they are almost black. The color and the correct round shape make this gooseberry look like a black currant. His taste is sweet and sour. Overall grade Eaglet unpretentious, not afraid of frost and fairly resistant to powdery mildew and anthracnose.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Average height

half sprawling

Mid july3-45-7

North captain

This is a rather tall plant with rare and small thorns (about 7 mm long) on ​​the lower shoots, large and smooth, saturated green leaves and small berries of round or oval shape, painted black.

Sort North captain highly valued for good winter hardiness and high resistance to diseases and pests. It is ideal for making homemade wine.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Vigorous

The end of July-

early august

3,5-46-8

Sirius

The main advantages of the variety Sirius - good yield (on average over 6 kg per bush), excellent winter hardiness and resistance to powdery mildew. The berries of this variety are small, round, rich red color. The flesh is sweet and sour, tender.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Vigorous

The end of July-

early august

2,7-3,54-7,3

Prunes

The shrub of this gooseberry is of medium height, slightly spreading, with thick and straight shoots. Small thorns grow only on the lower parts of the branches.

The berries are oval-shaped, reddish-black in color and lack of pubescence. Their skin is rather thin, and the flesh is tender, juicy and sour-sweet with a characteristic plum flavor.

Prunes - versatile variety, but its unique taste is best manifested in the preparation of berry juice and wine. Currently, this gooseberry variety is considered the best among the studless.

PurposeCharacteristics of the bushRipeningBerry weight (g)Productivity (kg from a bush)

Average height

End of july

4-65-7

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We talked about the most popular varieties of gooseberry bushless. All you have to do is to choose the plant you like, plant it in your own plot and soon harvest a juicy fruit, not hands torn.

Watch the video: GOOSEBERRIES, Everything You Need To Know! (July 2019).