A tasty native gooseberry with prickly fruit that become smooth, dark, and flavorful when ripe. We love making syrups with the fruit.
Creates a wide, roundish form. Excellent for a hedge, boundary, or fruiting thicket. Copious small blooms for pollinators.
Host plant for the Gray Comma.
Height: 3′ – 4′ Blooms: April
Habitat: Mesic, sun – shade