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Appalachian Gooseberry
Ribes rotundifolium
Grossulariaceae

White

Drooping pale green/white/purple flowers in April and May produce delicious pale purple gooseberries by early summer, rounded lobed leaves turn red in fall, prickly canes, attracts humminbgirds and native bees, excellent wildlife food (birds love the berries), thrives in dry, rich, rocky woodlands with dappled sun. Host plant to the Gray Comma Butterfly (Polygonia progne), which is quite rare in our neck of the woods.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
3-5' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-7a
Woody Shrub

Appalachian Gooseberry - 6-12 inch tall in a 3.5 inch pot $10.00
Appalachian Gooseberry - 1-2 foot tall in a quart pot $15.00
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Appalachian Gooseberry Picture


Appalachian Gooseberry Picture