Bottle gooseberry

  • Synonyms names: Green bottle, Brazilian
  • Type of growth: Silnororal
  • Description of the bush: Mechanical wool
  • Epishers: numerous, strong, medium thickness, with sowing tops; growing parts of the annual escape of Buron-red, in the rest of the green, almost naked
  • Spikes: Single, long, strong, are directed down; No hitch
  • Sheet: Large, green, wrinkled, with compensated blades
  • Flowers: Large, petals are yellowish and white, sewers are greenish with purple-red spots
  • Berry size: Large
  • Mass of berries, g: Up to 16
  • Berry form: oblong-oval and pear-shaped

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Bottle Gooseberry – One of the most popular varieties with green berries. The collected fruits are distinguished by high marketability, suitable for use in the fresh form, processing on juices and wine, jam, jam. The variety is also known under the names of Brazilian, green bottle.

Description of varieties

The gooseberry bushes are formed by the gravy, well-woys. There are many shoots, they are strong, medium thickness, with the curved vertices directed to the ground. Annual shoots are easy to distinguish the brown-red tint of the bark, more mature have a green color. The surface of the branches is covered with single long spikes. The leaves in the crown are large, wrinkled, green, with brightly pronounced blades, the brown shade is acquired in autumn.

Characteristic of berries

This range of gooseberry is large fruit weighing up to 16 g, an unusual oblong-oval or pear-shaped. Berries dark green, with streaks and red-brown dots on the surface. Skin is thinner on the tip and dense in the pot. Flesh painted in green.

Taste qualities

Berries refreshing, pleasant, sweet-sweet, with a good balance of taste shades. They are well suited for cooking desserts, salads, make a spicy note in sauces.

Ripening and fruiting

The variety belongs to the late, begins to be fruit from 2 decades of July. Vintage is given annually. In consumer maturity, fruits join 1 decade of August.


According to this indicator, the variety deserves high marks. With a bush collect up to 20 kg of berries.


This gooseberry recommended landing on fertile soils, with an arrangement in the sun or in a half. Transfer of plants produced in spring time, in March-April, as well as in the fall, from late September, but no later than 1 month before the start of frosts. According to agronomists, the second option is preferable, since young bushes have time to acclimatize, put roots. When selecting the site it is important to find a place where the soil waters occur no closer than 1.5 m from the surface of the soil. The best soils for this gooseberry – loam, sandy, not wetlands, with acidity of about 6.0 pH.

When landing between bushes leaves 2 m. In the selected points there are pits with a depth of 50 cm and with the same diameter. The outlined ground is improving, mixing with 100 g of wood ash and superphosphate, 40 g of sulfur potassium and a bucket. This mixture is filled with a hole, but not up to the top. The seedling is put inside so that the root neck is 50 mm below the soil level, then everything falls asleep to the top, it is slightly condensed.

Growing and care

Proper care is able to affect the overall condition of the plants, their yield. The first watering is carried out immediately after landing. Enough 10 liters entered in the root zone. Then you need to loosen and pour a rolling circle weekly, checking at the same time and humidity of the soil. If the earth is crumbling in hand, the plants time to water.

Swimming should be quite deep, about 70 mm. If the soil is heavy, clay, it is hampered by a pitchflower or shovel. Sand will be enough to handle rake.

Fit bushes twice. The first time after flowering, then upon completion of the harvest. The gooseberry speaks well to the fertilizer with a complex of compost, superphosphate, potassium chloride and nitrate.

Large and lush krone of this shrub can deliver a lot of problems inexperienced summer houses. It is recommended to sign special carstools. At the same time, for 3 years, the forming trimming is performed. It is held in spring, before the awakening of the kidneys. Skeletal bones is created by removing the excess length of shoots up to 5 kidneys, only a few strongest branches retain.

Resistance to diseases and pests

Bushes are extremely rarely amazed by American torment. Against pests of the plant will be useful to treat boiling water from the canlets on sleeping kidney, immediately after the start of the snow melting in spring.

Resistance to adverse climatic conditions

Bottle gooseberry is distinguished by good winter hardiness. No shelter withstands the decrease in atmospheric temperatures to -25 degrees. Drought-resistant, but can reduce fruiting with a long absence of irrigation.

Review reviews

Gardeners give a variety of bottle high marks. It is considered one of the largest, with a balanced taste and constantly high yield. Cushioning bushes, easily come out in a new place, they can be multiplicated by gods and cuttings, division, rejuvenating old plants. Put this gooseberry everywhere, according to dacnis, he almost does not suffer from frosts, only occasionally has to remove damaged branches. Drought plants are also transferred normally, but can reset berries with a long period of heat, and in wet weather the fruits begin to crack.

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