Gooseberry cordon "Pax"

Photo: Nina Pope 15.05.10

Photo: Nina Pope 15.05.10

Gooseberry cordon "Pax"

Gooseberry "Pax" (Ribes uva-crispa var reclinatum)

Fruit - Edible?: Edible

Notes from Keepers nursery: Pax is a mid season, red fruited gooseberry. Produces well shaped, slightly bristly, dark red fruit with a moderate dessert flavour. Plants are vigrous and spreading and need to be shaped by pruning. Young plants and new shoots have thorns but become virtually thornless once mature. Some resistance to mildew and leaf spots. Heavy cropper.

Use: Dessert

Season of Use: July

Colour: Red

Origin: Kent UK 1979

Self-fertility: Self Fertile

In Saturday 6th February 2010

  • Planted Out by Group, Sat 6th Feb '10
    At the tree planting event
  • Pruned by Group, Mon 9th Aug '10
  • Pruned by Group, Fri 11th Mar '11
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