Captivator Gooseberry Plant - Ships Fully Rooted - Large & Sweet-
Plants available to ship June 2024. Order early and leave a ship date in Special Instructions when you order.
A gooseberry with very large sweet berries, great for fresh eating. A hybrid between European and American species. Captivator is semi thornless and has large berries that ripen in late July as they turn from pink to dark reddish purple. Very mildew resistant and cold hardy. Developed in Canada. Excellent yellow fall color. One of the best desert quality varieties available. Self fertile. Great for jams, jellies, juice and pies.
Grows 3 - 7 foot tall with a 3 - 5 foot spread in full sun or part shade. Grow as a hedge or espalier against a fence or building. Very drought and heat tolerant. Grows in USDA Zones 3 - 7. Easy to care for.
Currants and Gooseberries can be an alternate host to white pine blister rust. It may be illegal for anyone to ship to parts of DE, MA, ME, MI, MT, NH, OH, RI, VA, WV and all of NC and SC. If you live in these states check with your local/state agriculture department to see if they are legal to plant in your Zip Code and if you need a permit before you purchase. Go to https://www.nationalplantboard.org/state-law--regulation-summaries.html for individual State contact information. We will not be responsible for plants confiscated by local authorities.
These plants are live growing plants, not bareroot plants. They ship fully Rooted. Plants are 8 - 16 inches tall and may be pruned to fit into shipping box.
Plants come with detailed planting, growing and care instructions...and you can call or email if you have additional questions.
Price Includes Free Priority or UPS Shipping.
Shipped dormant without leaves in fall and winter and with leaves in spring and summer.