- Cape Gooseberry
5 8 $5.00 - $8.00
Lifespan: Short-lived perennial shrub.
Origin: Andes mountains
Height/width: 1-3' tall
Culture: Full sun. Well-drained soil. Full sun. Reseeds. Water in the growing season, not once fruiting.
Description: Golden/orange husked-covered berries. Ripe fruit often drops to the ground. Eaten fresh, in jams or desserts. Can dry like raisins. Easy to grow. Okay to cutback. Fruits on new growth. Also known as ground cherries.
Fruiting/Flowering time: Fruits most of the year.