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Ribes × nidigrolaria - jostaberry
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A thornless shrub with a thick vigorous growth producing bunches of delightful purplish-black berries that are a cross between a gooseberry and blackcurrant. They're tangy, sweet flavour are delicious in jams, conserves and fruit wine.

Growth Height — 1.5m
Drought Tolerant
Frost Tolerant
Fruiting Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Watering needs

Keep soil moist in warmer months and when it's fruiting don't let it dry out.

Pruning Advice

Prune in winter to a vase shape but don't prune to hard as fruit is produced on older wood.