[NAFEX] Golden Berry (aka. Cape Gooseberry)

Nate nrhora at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 19:40:49 EDT 2006


I've managed to find an excellent reference through Ryan Athler
(r.athler at pacbell.net) who suggested the Clammy(P.heterophylla) and
Sticky Ground cherries have similar characteristics to the Husk
Cherry, which both have frost-resistent properties and should grow
well in your area.

On 7/5/06, Nate <nrhora at gmail.com> wrote:
> You would best do well with the Giallo Grosso. With proper support
> it's been said that it will grow upwards of 6ft.
>
> On 7/5/06, Stephen Sadler <Docshiva at docshiva.org> wrote:
> > Let us know how it turns out.
> >
> > I'm in zone 9b now, and some varieties should be perennial here.
> >
> > Stephen
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> > [mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Nate
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 2:17 PM
> > To: North American Fruit Explorers
> > Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Golden Berry (aka. Cape Gooseberry)
> >
> > Stephen,
> >
> > So the golden berry seems to grow well in your neck of the woods. It
> > is of interest that this cultivar is hardy, and is more multi-purpose
> > then other varieties.
> >
> > Not being a fan of the more sweeter juices, I'm more inclined to try
> > prehaps the Garrison's Pineapple Flavour or the poha berry
> >
> >
> >
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