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Gooseberry 'Black Velvet'
£4.95 (RRP £5.95)

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Black Velvet is a mid season vigorous variety of gooseberry with spreading habits. The berries are dark red in colour and the bush can sometimes produce too many berries.

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Black Velvet is a mid season vigorous variety of gooseberry with spreading habits. The berries are dark red in colour and the bush can sometimes produce too many berries, resulting in medium size fruit. In garden situations thinning or hard pruning would increase size of fruit if required

 

Nutritional Info:

Black Velvet Gooseberries contain high levels of Vitamin C as well as some Vitamin B6. They are a high source of dietary fibre that helps improve gastrointestinal health. Rich in Antioxidants they have been used to help lower cholesterol. Gooseberries are also a source of Calcium, Iron and Potassium, which is good for lowering high blood pressure.

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MaryTiernan
February 02nd, 2016
Gooseberry Black Velvet arrived promptly, lovely plant, excellent all around, Thanks
Susan Power
March 18th, 2015
planted these in February, and already buds forming , very happy with them so far.
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Asked By malcolm taylor
on January 18th, 2016
are thay sweet
Asked By malcolm taylor
on January 18th, 2016
Answered by Andrew
on January 18th, 2016
Hi Malcolm. Yes, Black Velvet gooseberries are a sweet variety. Thanks for your question. Andrew
Asked By Malcolm Brown
on December 21st, 2015
Is this gooseberry self-fertile or does it need a second plant for fertilisation?
Answered by Andrew
on December 23rd, 2015
Hi Malcolm. Yes gooseberries are self fertile so don't require a second plant for fertilization.
Asked By John Pittaway
on May 03rd, 2015
When will you have the variety black velvet back in stock
Answered by Andrew
on May 11th, 2015
Hi John. I'm afraid we won't have new gooseberry plants back in stock until the Autumn.
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