Modern Gooseberry Varieties

The gooseberry, this prickly shrub at least in one copy, but necessarily present in every garden plot. This crop has a rich history and has been known to man for a very long time. Once the gooseberry was grown on a large scale in our country, but most of its plantings were destroyed by powdery mildew brought from another continent. It took years for breeders to develop varieties resistant to this disease, and now the demand for gooseberry planting material and areas under this crop increases every year.

Modern Gooseberry varieties
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At the moment in the State Register of Breeding Achievements of the Russian Federation there are 46 varieties of this remarkable crop, the very first gooseberry varieties were obtained back in 1959, these varieties are: Malakhit, Russian, seedling of Lefort, Smena and Chelyabinsk green. Novelties bred in the 21st century: White Nights, Defender, Kazachok, Confetti, Favorite, Narodny, Rodnik, Northern Captain, Serenade, Snezhana, Urals emerald, Urals pink, Flamingo, Shershnevsky and Eridan.

Each of these gooseberry varieties is recommended for one or more regions of Russia, selected in accordance with a number of climatic features. There are 12 such regions in total, one or another variety of gooseberry is recommended for each of them. Let's take a closer look at the varieties and find out for which of the regions this or that cultivar is recommended.

Let's start with the variety Arlekin, it was obtained in 1995 and recommended for regions 9 and 10 - Ural and West Siberian. This variety of gooseberry is characterized as a late, it is a shrub, characterized by medium growth, medium sprawling crown and has rather large green leaflets. The inflorescence of this variety usually has three flowers. After flowering, the berries are set, red in color, rounded in shape, and with a flavor that tasters give it a score of 4.4 out of 5. The fruits have up to 6.0% sugars, more than 3% acids, more than 24 mg% ascorbic acid. The yield from the bush reaches 2.5 kg. The variety is not affected by powdery mildew, rarely affected by sawfly.

Cultivar White Nights was bred in 2000 and recommended for cultivation in the second, North-Western region. The fruits of the variety ripen early. The plant itself is a very modest-sized bush with straight, spike-covered shoots. Leaf blades are medium-sized and green. Its inflorescence usually contains one or, less often, two flowers. Gooseberry fruits weigh about 3.5 g, are rounded and yellow-green in shape, with slight pubescence. Tasters rate their taste at 4.3 and their appearance at 4.4. Each berry has up to 10.9% sugars, more than 1.8% acids, up to 30 mg% ascorbic acid. The maximum yield per bush is 3.1 kg. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

The Beryll gooseberry variety was included in the State Register in 1998 and recommended for cultivation in 9 and 10 regions - Ural and West Siberian. It is a medium-sized shrub with a slightly spreading crown. The shoots are usually curved and have prickles only from below. Leaf blades are fairly large. The inflorescence has two flowers. Fruits have a rounded shape, weigh about 3.5 g, and have a yellow-green color with a skin lacking pubescence. Tasters rate the taste of berries at 4.4 and the attractiveness of their appearance at 4.5. Each berry of this variety has up to 9.8% sugars, about 0.5% acids, more than 38 mg% ascorbic acid. The maximum yield per bush is about six kilograms. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew and is highly winter-hardy.

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The Harlequin gooseberry
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The White Nights gooseberry
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The Beryl gooseberry

Vladil - this variety  gooseberry was obtained in 1995 and recommended for cultivation in regions 2, 4, 7, 9 and 10, these are the Northwest, Volga-Vyatka, Middle Volga, Ural and West Siberian regions. The harvest of this variety matures early. The plants of this variety are actively growing shrubs with a slightly spreading crown. Leaf blades are fairly large, dark green and shiny. The inflorescence may have two or three flowers. The fruits of the variety reach a mass of 2.9 g, they are red, quite tasty, this indicator is evaluated by tasters at 4.3 points, and the appearance - at 4.4 points. The berries contain up to 15% of sugars, more than 2.8% of acids, more than 28 mg% of ascorbic acid. The maximum yield of the variety is about two kilograms per plant. The variety is immune to powdery mildew, but can be damaged by sawfly.

Protector, - this variety gooseberry was obtained relatively recently, in 2010 and recommended for cultivation in the third, Central, region. The variety is characterized by late maturation. The plants of this variety are actively growing shrubs, with straight shoots completely covered with thorns, and large, dark green leaf laminae. Each inflorescence may have one to three flowers. The fruits of this species have an oval-chestnut shape, a dark red, almost black coloring and a noticeable waxy patina. Average mass of the fruit is about 4.9 g. The taste of the berries is quite pleasant, rated by tasters at 4.5, and the appearance at 4.6. The maximum yield per bush reaches 5.6 kilograms. The variety is drought-resistant and winter-hardy, but can be affected by powdery mildew.

Kazachok , - this variety of gooseberry was included in the State Register in 2006 and recommended for cultivation in the fifth region - the Central Black Earth. The term of maturity of the variety is medium-late. Plants of the variety are shrubs with medium growth power and a spreading crown due to their curved shoots. Leaf blades are bright green in color. The inflorescence may have one or two flowers. The fruit is about 3.6 g in weight, oval in shape, dark red in color and slightly pubescent. The taste is quite pleasant, and tasters give it a score of 4.9, which is very high. Each berry of the variety Kazachok contains up to 11.7% sugars, about 1.4% acids, up to 39.8 mg% ascorbic acid. The maximum yield per plant reaches eight kilograms. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

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Vladil
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Defender

Kolobok - This gooseberry variety was obtained in 1988, it is recommended for cultivation in 3, 4, 5 and 11 regions, i.e. Central, Volgo-Vyatsky, Central Black Earth and East Siberian. The variety is characterized by medium maturity and high yields, reaching six kilograms per bush. The plant of the variety is a medium-growing bush with a rather dense and spreading crown. The thorns on the shoots are small, there are few of them. The inflorescences may have one or two flowers. Fruits are quite large, can reach a weight of 8.1 g, they are rounded, dark red. The fruits have a 4.6 rating. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

Candy, - this cultivar was included in the State Register in 2008 and recommended for cultivation in 10 and 11 regions - West Siberian and East Siberian . The variety is characterized by medium ripening period. The plants of this variety are medium-growing shrubs with a compact crown and rather thin shoots. Spikes, like shoots, are thin, located singly and usually only in the lower part of the shoot. The inflorescence may have one or two flowers. The fruits of this variety are medium sized, globular in shape and red in color. The taste of gooseberries is quite pleasant, and tasters estimate it at 4.7. The average weight of the fruit is about 3.2 grams. Each berry has up to 8.7% of sugars, more than 1.1% of acids, more than 55.1 mg% of ascorbic acid. The maximum yield of the variety reaches 2.4 kg per bush. The variety is resistant to drought, not afraid of frost.

Cooperator, - gooseberry variety obtained in 1999 and recommended for two regions - 9 and 11, is the Ural and East Siberian. The crop ripens at a medium-late date. The maximum yield often exceeds six kilograms per bush. The plants of the variety are medium-growing shrubs with a compact, moderately spreading crown. The shoots have thorns only in the lower part, which makes harvesting somewhat easier. The inflorescence may have two or three flowers. Fully ripe gooseberries reach a weight of 7.6 g, have a pear shape and a dark red color, sometimes looking black. The flavor is very pleasant, and tasters give it a 4.9 rating. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

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The Gooseberry variety Kolobok
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The Gooseberry variety Konfetny
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The Gooseberry variety Cooperator

Krasnoslavinsky - this variety  Gooseberry was included in the State Register in 1992 and recommended for three regions at once - 2, 3 and 4, these are the North-West, Central and Volga-Vyatka. The harvest of this variety ripens in average terms, the yield is quite high reaching seven kilograms per bush. Plants of the variety are small shrubs with a slightly spreading crown. The thorns are small and there are not many of them. Fruits are very large, reaching nine grams, their shape is rounded, the color is dark red, noticeable small pubescence on the surface. The flesh of the berries is very tasty; tasters rate the taste at 4.5 points. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

Red large , it was obtained in 1974, and recommended for cultivation in the tenth region - West Siberian . Interestingly, this variety gooseberry was obtained from a seedling that grew accidentally, its parents are unknown. The variety is characterized by ripening in average terms, high winter hardiness and resistance to a complex of diseases and pests. Yield varies by year from three to four kilograms of fruit per bush. The plants themselves are medium-growth and fairly sprawling. The prickles are abundant on older shoots, there are very few on younger ones. The berries are not large, reaching a weight of 3.1 g. The shape of the fruit is elongate-oval, the color is dark red. The taste is quite pleasant, tasters estimate 4.5 points.

Kubanets , - this variety of gooseberry was bred in 1997 and zoned only in one region - 6, the North Caucasus . The harvest on the low and slightly spreading bushes of this variety ripens early. It is easy to harvest because the thorns on the thick and straight shoots are located only in the lower part. The berries are green, oval in shape, without pubescence, and with a weight of 5.7g. The maximum yield per gooseberry bush on good soil is 9.4 kilograms. The fruits of the variety are tasty, tasters estimate the taste at 4.5 points, and the appearance at 4.6 points. Each berry  has up to 7.7% sugars, about 2.2% acids, over 33 mg% ascorbic acid. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew and does not require the presence of pollinator varieties on the plot.

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The gooseberry variety Krasnoslavinsky
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The gooseberry variety Red Large
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The gooseberry variety Kubanets

Kultivar Favourite, - It was included in the State Register at the very beginning of this century - in 2000 and recommended for cultivation in the 10th region, West Siberian. The berries on the sprawling bushes of this gooseberry variety ripen quite early, and it is not very convenient to pick them: the very thick shoots are covered with equally thick thorns. However, the berries are worth the trouble of picking; they have an oval shape, weight of about 4.0 g, yellow-green color of dense, waxy skin, and quite pleasant taste, though without flavor, which tasters estimate at 4.9 points. Each fruit contains up to 8.8% sugars, about 2.0% acids, more than 43 mg% ascorbic acid. The yield of the variety is very high and on good soil reaches 8.7 kg per bush. Advantages of the variety include its winter-hardiness, resistance to powdery mildew and relative resistance to sawflies.

Malahit, - a variety gooseberry old, 1959, but it is he most often found in dacha plots. The variety is zoned in many regions, it is easier to say in which its cultivation is not desirable, these are 6, 10 and 11 regions, namely the North Caucasian, West Siberian and East Siberian. The harvest on strong and slightly spreading bushes matures in a medium time. The maximum yield is about four kilos per plant. Harvest will have to be harvested with caution, because small thorns are scattered throughout the surface of the shoots. However, no one leaves the berries of Malachite on the shoots, they say that the most delicious jam comes precisely from the fruits of this variety. By the way, the fruits can not be called small, they reach a mass of 7.1 g, have a slightly elongated shape and a rich green color. The taste is pleasant, and tasters give it a 4.6 rating. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

Mayak, - this variety of gooseberry is newer, it was included in the State Register in 1992 and zoned only in one region - the Northwest (2) . The harvest on well-developed bushes with arch-shaped shoots matures in average time. The harvest is not very easy to collect: the shoots have very sharp thorns, which are sometimes distributed very densely. Weight of berries is not a record - about 3.3 g, the yield is also at an average level - about 5.2 kg per bush. What's good about this variety? A pleasant dark red color of berries, good taste, estimated by tasters at 4.3 points, and high sugar content - more than 10.5%. In addition, the variety is characterized by high winter hardiness and resistance to powdery mildew.

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Lovely gooseberry
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Lovely gooseberry variety Malachite
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Lovely gooseberry variety Lighthouse

Lovely gooseberry variety  Gooseberry Real - was included in the State Register in 1994 and recommended for cultivation in three regions at once - West Siberian (10), East Siberian (11) and Far Eastern (12). The harvest on these winter-hardy bushes with a very compact crown ripens in average terms. With a fruit mass of 3.1 g per bush, up to 6.3 kg of fruit can be harvested. Each berry has an oval shape, pink color and a rather pleasant taste of flesh, although because of the perceived acidity tasters give the taste of only 4.1 points. The fruit is high in sugars, over 11.8%. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

A relatively new variety gooseberry - Narodny, it was obtained in 2009 and rated in the West Siberian region (10). The harvest on the strong bushes of this variety ripens late, which allows you to extend the period of consumption of fresh berries. It is quite convenient to pick berries, because the thorns are only at the bottom of the shoots. The weight of berries is average - about 3.3 points, they are rounded and dark red in shape. The taste is very pleasant, rated by tasters at 4.9 points, but the yield is not very high, only 3 kg per bush. Of the advantages we can note the resistance to pests and diseases and drought resistance.

Cultivar Rainbow was included in the State Register at the very end of the 20th century, in 1999, it rated in the West Siberian (10) region. The harvest on medium-growing plants of the variety is ripe in average terms. Picking berries is not easy because the thin shoots of the variety are literally covered with thorns. The berries of this gooseberry variety are not very large, about 2.8 g, but the yield cannot be called low, often it exceeds 6.9 kg per bush. At full maturity, the fruits of the Rainbow variety are colored in a pleasant, red color, they have an average density of skin and quite pleasant taste, rated by tasters at 4.9 points. The fruits are quite high in sugars, over 8.1%, and low in acids, less than 1.8%. The variety is only rarely affected by diseases and pests.

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Growing Gooseberry variety Narodny
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Growing Gooseberry variety Reliable
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Growing Gooseberry variety Rainbow

Even newer variety of  Gooseberry Rodnik, it was obtained in 2002 and zoned in the Central (3) region. The harvest on medium-growing bushes of this variety ripens early. It is quite easy to pick berries, because its thick shoots have thorns only in the lower part. Fully ripe berries are yellow-green in color with a little pink tan on the south side and have a rounded-oval shape. Weight of fruits is not bad - a little more than 5.1 g, but the yield is not a record, in good soil it reaches 5.8 kg per bush, which, however, is also not bad. The fruits are quite high in sugars - more than 7.0%, which gives the berries a pleasant taste, not for nothing tasters estimate it at 4.9 points. The variety, in addition, is winter-hardy and practically never gets sick.

The rather old variety of gooseberry, which, however, has not lost its demand, is Pink 2. It was included in the State Register in 1971 and rated in several regions at once - Central (3) and East Siberian (11). The harvest on medium-growing bushes of this variety matures in average terms. The yield is not very high, about 4 kg per bush, but the advantage of this variety is that due to the small number of thorns the berries are easy to pick and they are very tasty because of the large amount of sugar. Often weighing as much as 9.8g, they have a rounded-oval shape and a pinkish-red color. The fruits of this variety are simply excellent in various kinds of processing, and the plants themselves are rarely diseased and are winter-hardy.

Russian, - a variety of gooseberry included in the State Register in 1959, but very popular to this day. The variety is zoned in almost all regions, with the exception of the Ural (9). The harvest on the strong-growing bushes of this variety matures in average terms. On a good soil, up to ten kilograms of fruit can be harvested from the bush, which is a record among gooseberry varieties. The weight of the berries is also quite good - up to 6.1 g. Each berry has an oval shape and a dark red color. The taste of ripe fruits is quite good, tasters estimate it at 4.6 points. Good winter hardiness and resistance to powdery mildew can be noted among the positive qualities of the variety.

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Rodnik
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Rosy 2
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Russian gooseberry

Salut - this variety  Gooseberry appeared in the State Register in 1994, Racioned it in three regions - the North-West (2), Central (3) and Volgo-Vyatsky (4). The harvest on medium-growing bushes of this variety matures in average terms. The maximum yield reaches seven kilograms per bush, with a berry weight of 6.7 grams. The flavor qualities of the fruit varieties of Salut are very high, tasters estimate the taste at 4.9 points. The fruits themselves have a rounded-oval shape and bright pink color. The undoubted advantages of the variety are its high winter-hardiness and resistance to powdery mildew. The variety

Northern Captain, is rather new, included in the State Register in 2007, but rated only in the North-West (2) region. The harvest on the strong-growing bushes of this variety matures in a medium-late period. It is quite convenient to pick because of almost simultaneous berry ripening and rather sparse thorns. Fully ripe berries have a rounded shape and are colored dark red, almost black. The taste is quite pleasant, due to the high amount of sugars (9.1%), rated by tasters at 4.5 points. Yields are not very high, only 1.7 kg per bush with a berry weight of 2.5 g. Of the advantages of the variety can be called winter-hardiness and high resistance to pests and diseases.

Cultivar Severyanin appeared on sale in 1991 and immediately took the popularity, especially in those regions where zoned - Middle Volga (7) and West Siberian (10) . The harvest on medium-growing bushes of this variety ripens late. Berries are difficult to pick because thick and straight shoots are entirely covered with thorns. The weight of gooseberries is quite large, up to 8.1 grams, but the yield is not outstanding, rarely exceeding 3.8 kilograms. Ripe berries have a round-oval shape, yellow-green color and a rather dense skin. Tasters evaluate the taste on the highest score. Of the virtues of the variety can be noted weak spreading bush and high winterhardiness.

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Salut gooseberry
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Sort gooseberry Northern Captain
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Sort gooseberry Severyanin

Sort  Gooseberry Senator was bred in 1995 and randomized in Volgo-Vyatsky region (4), Ural (9), West Siberian (10) and Far Eastern (12). The harvest on the strong-growing plants of this variety matures in average terms. The berries are quite convenient to pick because there are few thorns. Weight of berries is not very high, about 3.4 g, which is why the yield can not be called large, on average from an adult bush can be collected no more than 2.6 kg. The shape of the fruit is oval, the color is scarlet-red. The fruits contain up to 6.8% sugars and a lot of ascorbic acid. The taste of berries is considered dessert and is rated by tasters at 4.8 points. Among the advantages of the variety is its resistance to frost and powdery mildew.

A fairly new variety of gooseberry is Serenade, it was obtained in 2004 and recommended for cultivation in the Central Black Earth region (5). The harvest on strong-growing and weakly boraschid plants of the variety ripens at a late date. With the mass of the berry in 4.1 g per bush can be collected up to four kilograms of fruit. The berries themselves have an elongated-conical form and a purple-red color, medium-density skin and a pleasant taste (4.6 points), which provides, among other things, a high sugar content of up to 10.2%. Its advantages include, first of all, its high winter-hardiness and drought tolerance. A gooseberry variety with an interesting name Lephora seedling15> was released in 1959. This variety is zoned in many regions - Northern (1), North-Western (2), Volgo-Vyatsky (4), Ural (9) and even West Siberian (10). Now this variety is difficult to obtain, it is available only to true admirers of this culture. What is good about this variety? It is characterized by high winter-hardiness, resistance to powdery mildew and a fairly high yield (about five kilograms per bush) with an average weight of just 2.5 grams of berries. By the way, the berries are quite tasty and are rated by tasters at 4.5 points. Fully ripe, they are deep red in color and have a very pleasant aroma.

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Serenade gooseberry
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Serenator gooseberry
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Lephora seedling gooseberry

Sirius, - another interesting variety of gooseberry, obtained in 1994 and Zoned in the Central Black Earth (5) region. The harvest from the strong-growing shrub can be harvested in average terms. The yields, by the way, quite good: up to 7.4 kg per bush with a fruit weight of 3.6 grams. Harvesting is a pleasure, because the shoots are devoid of thorns. Fully ripe berries have a rounded shape and a dark red color with a noticeable waxy patina. The taste of the fruit is pleasant (4.1-4.3 points). Of the advantages of the variety can be noted its high winter-hardiness and resistance to powdery mildew.

Plum, - variety obtained in 1986, but to this day enjoys considerable demand. It is zoned at once in three regions - Central Black Earth (5), Middle Volga (7) and Ural (9). Positive features of the variety - of course, its record yield, reaching almost insurmountable 12 kg per bush on nutritious soil, quite high weight of fruits - about 6.6 g and their pleasant taste, which tasters estimate at 4.6 points. What are the disadvantages? Is its thorns, they are powerful, can be double or even triple and occupy the entire surface of the shoots, therefore, the harvest is very difficult. Sort Gooseberries are bought for the sake of berries, so Plum can safely plant in your plot. The berries are large, tasty, dark red, which from a distance makes them black with very tender flesh and flavor, like a plum, hence the name. In addition, the variety is drought-resistant and immune to powdery mildew.

Rather old variety gooseberry Smena, introduced in the State Register in 1959. This variety is unique in the first place by the fact that it Rationed almost in all, except only 6 and 11 regions, that is, the North Caucasus and East Siberia. The harvest on mildew-resistant medium-growing bushes is ready for harvesting in medium-late terms. Up to six kilograms of fruit can be harvested from a single adult bush, given that the weight of a single berry usually does not exceed 2.6 g. There are thorns, they are quite thin and easily stick into the skin, but for the sake of tasty, rounded shape and purple-red color of berries it is quite possible to tolerate. The absence of shattering of the fruit, no need for regular pruning and powdery mildew treatment are among the undoubted positive qualities of the plant.

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The gooseberry variety Sirius
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The gooseberry variety Change
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The gooseberry variety Plum

Snezhana, - this gooseberry variety is quite young, it was included in the State Register in 2009 and is only gaining momentum in popularity. The variety is zoned in the third region - Central. The harvest on medium-height, compact plants of the variety matures at a late date. Berries are quite easy to collect, because the thorns are only in the lower part of the shoots. Fruits at full ripeness are oval-chest-shaped and yellow-green in color. Acidity and a very tough skin are noticeable on the palate, so the tasters only give it a 4.3 rating. Its yields are around 4.7 kg per plant, with a berry weight of 4.1 g. Of the advantages of varieties the main - is resistance to pests and diseases.

Stannichny - sort, gaining already his fans, because he was included in the State Register back in 1995 and zoned at once in two regions - Volgo-Vyatsky (4) and Ural (9) . The fruits of this variety ripen in average terms, and due to the presence of self-fruit and large bush size, the yield from an adult plant can reach 3.6 kg, while the weight of the berry is only 2.7 g. By the way, although the fruits are not large, but very tasty, with a tasting score of about 4.7, they are pink and have an oval shape. Each fruit has up to 9.8% of sugars and few acids. The variety is resistant to powdery mildew.

An interesting variety is Ural grape, it was included in the State Register in 1979 and now it is quite difficult to find seedlings of this variety. The variety is zoned in the seventh region - Srednevolzhskiy. This is a table variety of gooseberry, which ripens early and is a rather tall bush with a spreading crown and medium-sized shoots, entirely covered with thorns. Yields are low, only 1-1.5 kg per plant, with a berry weight of 2.5 g. The fruits have a rounded shape, emerald green color and fairly thin skin. The taste of the fruits is pleasant (4.3 points). The variety is winter-hardy, resistant to diseases and pests.

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The Uralsky Grape
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The Snezhana
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The Stanichny Gooseberry

The newer variety  Gooseberry Ural Emerald, it was included to the State Register in 2000 (10 - West Siberian and 11 - East Siberian regions). The variety is distinguished by its early maturity, medium stature and weak spreading crown. Shoots are quite thick and completely covered with thorns. Yields are greater than those of the Ural grape and is about 5.5 kg per bush due to the fact that the average mass of each berry reaches 4.4 g. The fruits of this variety are green, have interesting white flesh veins and round-oval shape. Each berry has up to 9.5% of sugars and only 2% acid. Tasters rate the taste of the fruit very highly - up to 4.9 points. Its high winter-hardiness and resistance to a number of pests and diseases are also noteworthy. It was included in the State Register in 2004 and it was released in the 10th region of West Siberia. The harvest of this variety of gooseberry matures in average terms, the plants are stunted with almost no spreading crown, the shoots are completely covered with thorns. Yield from an adult plant is about 3.5 kg with a fruit weight of 3.9 g. The berries are very tasty, tasters give them the highest score, they have a round-oval shape and pink or dark red (berries growing on the southern side of the bush) color. Each berry has more than 5% of sugars. The variety is fairly winter-hardy and practically does not get sick.

Flamingo , this variety was included in the State Register in 2009 and zoned in 10, West Siberian region . The harvest of this variety of gooseberry matures in average terms, the shoots of a strong and rather spreading bush are thin, having thorns on the whole surface. The yield per adult plant is about 6.3 kg with an average berry weight of about 3.1 g. The fruits are ovate, pink, very tasty (4.6 points). Each berry contains more than 9.8% of sugars and only 1.1% of acids. The variety is winter-hardy, drought-resistant and resistant to pests and diseases.

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Sort gooseberry Uralsky pink
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Like gooseberry Flamingo
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Like gooseberry Uralsky emerald

Sort gooseberry, The exact name of which few will repeat by heart - Hinnonmaen Punainen, obtained in 1999 and zoned in the Northern and North-Western regions. The harvest of this sort of medium-height and weakly spreading shrubs with medium-length shoots, fully covered with thorns, ripens at a late stage. About 3.5 kg of berries with an average weight of about 2.9 g, oval shape and dark red colouring can be harvested from a single plant. The taste of the fruit is pleasant (4.3 points), with up to 8.5% of sugars and a little less than 3% acid in each. The variety is almost disease-free and winter-hardy.

A very old variety of gooseberry Chelyabinsk green, it was included in the State Register in 1959 and zoned in two regions - Ural and West Siberian. The variety is characterized by medium-early maturity and high winter-hardiness. In addition, the variety is resistant to powdery mildew and drought, and is also self-fruitful. Yield per bush at the level of the standard - about 3.5 kg, weight of berries about 2.9 grams. The berries have a rounded-oval shape, emerald green color and thin skin. The taste is evaluated as very good (4,8 points).

The variety Chernomor, known and widespread, despite the fact that it was received in 1994. Zoned Chernomor in the Central region, but, in fact, grows well almost everywhere. Its ripening period is medium-late. Gooseberry variety has high winter hardiness and resistance to various diseases. Yields are very high, exceeding 9 kg per bush with a berry weight of 3.1 g. The shape of berries rounded-oval, the color is dark red, and with berries growing on the southern side of the bush - almost black. The taste of berries is quite good (4.4 points). The berries are ideal for processing.

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Cherlyabinskiy green gooseberry
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Cherryberry variety Chernomor

Another very famous and widely distributed variety gooseberry variety is Chernoslovy. It was included in the State Register in 1992 and rated in three regions - Central, Middle Volga and Ural. All those involved in the production of home wine claim that the fruit of this variety produces wine much better than that of grapes. The variety is characterized by medium maturity, high winter hardiness and immunity to powdery mildew. Yields are high, reaching 8.8 kg per bush with an average berry weight of 4.1 g. The berries are easy to pick because there are few thorns on the shoots and they are usually concentrated in their lower part. The shape of berries is oval, the color is dark red, and on the southern side of the bush, the fruits can even be black. The taste is good, has a specific flavor that many reminds the taste of prunes (4.5 points).

The variety gooseberry Black Cherkashina , - was included in the State Register in 1991 and rated in the West Siberian and East Siberian regions. The variety is characterized by medium-late maturity, high winter hardiness and immunity to powdery mildew. Yield of the variety is not very high - about 4.5 kg per bush with an average weight of 2.5 g of berries. The harvest is quite convenient to collect, because the thorns are located at the bottom of the shoots. The shape of berries pear-shaped, the color is almost black, the taste is average (4.1 points). The fruits are suitable for all types of processing, but especially successful jam.

Shershnevsky , - this variety of gooseberry included in the State Register in 2006 and rated in four regions - Middle Volga, Ural, West Siberian and East Siberian . The variety is named so unusually because of the thorns on the shoots, they are very long, thick, single or double, but the advantage is that most of them are located at the base of the shoots. Yields are not very high, not more than 3.2 kg per plant, with an average berry weight of 3.5 g. The shape of berries rounded-oval, the color dark pink with a clearly visible matte finish, no pubescence. Their taste is very pleasant and tasters give them the highest score. Variety is resistant to drought and frost, almost not affected by pests and diseases.

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The Cherny Cherkashina gooseberry
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The Shershnevsky gooseberry
Modern Gooseberry varieties
The Black Prune gooseberry

A fairly new variety of&nbsp It was included in the State Register in 2009 and it was released in Volgo-Vyatsky region. The variety is characterized by strong stature and medium maturity. Shoots on medium-thick shoots are located on the entire surface. The yield of the variety is about 2.5 kg per bush with an average berry weight of 3.1 g. The shape of berries rounded-oval, the color is red, a pleasant taste (up to 4.5 points). In berries more than 10.5% of sugars.

Modern Gooseberry varieties
Sort gooseberry Yubileiny
Modern Gooseberry varieties
Sort gooseberry Eridan

A very old variety gooseberry - Yubileiny, but until now its seedlings are in demand. Jubilee included in the State Register in 1965 and Zoned in the Central Black Earth region . The variety is characterized by medium maturity, high winter hardiness and resistance to provocative thaws. The yield of the variety reaches 5 kg per bush with an average berry weight of 4.1 g. The shape of berries is rounded or oval, the color is deep yellow. Their flavor is pleasant, due to their sweet and juicy flesh (4.5 points). The berries are ideal for processing.

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