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Gooseberry
Ribes 'Pixwell'

Family: Grossulariaceae
Genus: Ribes (RYE-bees) (Info)
Cultivar: Pixwell

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake Villa, Illinois

Stephenson, Michigan

Columbus, Ohio

Jamestown, Ohio

Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Langley, Washington

Marathon, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jun 19, 2010, genshiro from Whitby
Canada wrote:

This plant grows best in fertile, loamy, well drained soil. It's berrys are produced in late spring to mid summer and are excellent for jellies, pies and preserves. Beware: They are also popular with the local wildlife, which may get to them before you do.

Neutral

On Jan 28, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Though not thornless, it is called "nearly thornless." I have not had mine long enough for production, but am looking forward to it. Hopefully I can change to positive soon.