[NAFEX] gooseberries for Tennessee???
mdemmon at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 19:28:18 EDT 2009
I can't comment on their suitability for the more southerly part of
the country, but Black Velvet is extremely delicious, but a light
bearer and a wimpy plant compared to other gooseberries I've had.
Hinnomaki Red is very good quality, and does very well for me here.
I've also had Invicta and Hinnomaki Yellow, they do just fine, but not
my favorite tasting.
z5 se mi
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Kieran &/or Donna
<holycow at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> I have a gooseberry bush that I got from someone and it's never done much.
> Makes a handful or two every year but my Irish husband loves gooseberries
> and would like lots more. I read that the problem is mildew and that some
> vars are more resistant than others. Any comments re this list, or other
> varieties you would recommend? the one we have really doesn't hold it's
> leaves very well. I don't see anything that LOOKS like mildew on it, but
> the leaves turn brown and fall off, so it's mostly stems most of the year,
> with a few green ones on the tips. Thanks. Donna
> Black Velvet
> Hinomaki Red, Yellow
> Johns Prairie
> Orus 8
> nafex mailing list
> nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Reproduction of list messages or archives is not allowed.
> This includes distribution on other email lists or reproduction on web
> Permission to reproduce is NEVER granted, so don't claim you have
> **YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO POST!**
> Posts from email addresses that are not subscribed are discarded.
> No exceptions.
> To subscribe or unsubscribe, go to the bottom of this page (also can be used
> to change other email options):
> File attachments are NOT stripped by this list.
> TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES!
> Please do not send binary files.
> Use plain text ONLY in emails!
> NAFEX web site: http://www.nafex.org/
More information about the nafex