Gooseberry Spinefrey

  • Synonyms names: Spinefree
  • Type of growth: middle-resistant
  • Description of the bush: Spicy, Croon Schroen, Wide
  • Epishers: arcuately curved
  • Sheet: Large, green
  • Berry size: medium and large
  • Mass of berries, g: 4.5
  • Berry color: Dark red, with green veins over the entire surface
  • Taste: Sweet, dessert
  • Purpose: Fresh use, for juice and wine, for cooking jam, jams, jumped

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Spainfrey is a gorge variety, very famous professionals in gardening. The plant has many advantages compared to other types of. But to get a decent harvest from him, it is necessary to carry out competent care.

History of removal

SPINFRI gooseberry (synonym and original name – SpineFree) is known for quite a long time. A variety was obtained in Canada by breeding scientists in the distant 1935. Scientists took the laxious gooseberry as a basis and crossed him with English Victoria. In the next generation of breeding, when a shattered form of culture appeared, held work on its crossing with Canadian species of Melbi gooseberry. As a result, absolutely silent spinfrey was created.

Description of varieties

Sophisticated variety of shrub of the grade under consideration has an empty round crown. Maximum Plant Height – 120 centimeters. Forms of shoots arcuate, they are large. Foliage painted in bright green color.

Canadian gooseberry has many advantages:

  • delicious fruits;
  • lack of spikes;
  • Good frost resistance (tolerate temperatures up to -35 degrees);
  • stable fruiting;
  • increased resistance to many diseases and attacks insect pests;
  • Good transportability.

There are cons:

  • demanding of illumination;
  • Need an annual cropping.

Characteristic of berries

The fruits of the gooseberry Spinfrey from the green at the stage of maturation turn into spectacular dark red berries at full maturity. The bush looks very decorative. In form these are rounded, slightly oblong berries, and in size they are medium and large, weighing from 4 to 6 grams.

Taste qualities

Refinfrey dessert gooseberries, is distinguished by pronounced sweetness. It is more often used in fresh form, but you can also use for cooking juice or wine, as well as cooking jam, jam, jama.

Ripening and fruiting

The gorge of the gooseberry from Canada matures in our country in July. Therefore, it can be attributed to cultures with an average maturation.


Differs in fairly high yield, namely: up to 4-6 kg of berries from each bush.


Culture is undemanding in relation to the soil. It can grow well both on clay, loamy, soup and sandy ground. Exception is sour, marshy, cold soil.

Landing a shrub can be conducted as autumn and spring. This is the end of September or the end of March, respectively. As for the middle strip of the Russian Federation, it is better to plant in the fall. In this case, the bushes are good.

Landing is carried out according to the standard scenario. Shoot holes in a depth of 60 cm and half a meter width. Between two bushes, it is necessary to withstand from the meter to one and a half, and in the aisle this figure will be greater – 1.5-2 m.

To all pits you should lay the necessary feeding:

  • 50 g of lime;
  • 300 g of ash;
  • 150 g of superphosphate;
  • 10 kg of manure.

A seedling at landing should trim the tops of the branches, leaving 5 kidneys. Next, it will be left to install a bush in a hole, fall asleep the earth and tackle. Then you can pour and cover mulch.

Growing and care

Agrotechnical measures include watering, loosening, mulching, trimming, preventive treatment against insect pests and infections, feeding. In the absence of departure, Canadian shrub Spainfrey grow and fruit will be bad, it can even die.

The irrigation of the shrub is carried out as the soil drying. This is usually disposable watering once a week and a half. At the stage of ripening of berries, culture will especially need moisture, so watering is participating.

Do not fertilize the gooseberry during the first three-year after disembarkation, after which you set the schedule of annual feeding on the usual scheme.

Resistance to diseases and pests

Spinefrey gooseberry has resistant to attacks of malicious insects, fungal diseases, as well as American mildew.

Resistance to adverse climatic conditions

Winter hardiness and drought resistance high.

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