Belonging to the Ribes genus (Ribes uva-crispa 'hinnomaki red'), hinnomaki red is a variety of Gooseberry. This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Deciduous, which is defined as a plant that sheds its leaves annually. hinnomaki red normally grows with a shrub-like habit to a mature height of 1.50 metres (that's 4.88 feet imperial).
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, hinnomaki red Gooseberry is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow hinnomaki red
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that hinnomaki red is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with hinnomaki red are Zone 4 and Zone 6.
Growing hinnomaki red from seed
Transplanting hinnomaki red
As hinnomaki red is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting hinnomaki red
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