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Jahns Prairie Gooseberry vs Mongolian Cherry

Ribes oxyacanthoides Jahns Prairie

Prunus fruticosa

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(new stock expected: later this season)

Jahns Prairie Gooseberry
Mongolian Cherry

Jahns Prairie Gooseberry produces large, delicious red fruit.

Found in the Red Deer River valley by Dr. Otto Jahn in 1984. This cultivar was found to resist insects and disease, tolerate frost, and produce high quality fruit.

Mongolian Cherry is a hardy shrub that is often grown as an ornamental. This plant makes an attractive flowering hedgerow that requires little maintenance. The dark red cherries are tart and desirable for baking, wine-making, and canning. This shrub is popular with wildlife.

JAHNS PRAIRIE GOOSEBERRY QUICK FACTS

MONGOLIAN CHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: leaves turn yellow
Berries: red-pink berries (ripe in mid to late July). Dessert berries (high quality); disease resistant
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: dwarf cherry, european dwarf cherry, steppe cherry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no