About Cape Gooseberry
The cape gooseberries is a soft-wooded, perennial, somewhat vining plant usually reaching 2 to 3 ft. in height. Under good conditions, it can reach 6 ft. but will need support. The purplish, spreading branches are ribbed and covered with fine hairs.
The fruit is a berry with smooth, waxy, orange-yellow skin and juicy pulp containing numerous very small yellowish seeds.
|Common Name ||Cape Gooseberry, Goldenberry, Husk Cherry, Peruvian Ground Cherry, Poha, Poha Berry|
|Height ||Up to 3 ft|
|Flower Colour ||Green|
|Bloom Time ||Monsoon season|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
FFertilize a plant mostly in the spring season
Cape Gooseberry care
- The plant is widely grown from seed
- There are sometimes mixed with pulverized soil or ashes for uniform sowing
- High humidity is required for good germination
- The plants can also be propagated from 1-year-old stem cuttings
|Sunlight ||Full sunlight|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||25 to 35 degree C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Cape Gooseberry uses
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do cape gooseberry grow?
On average cape gooseberry grows Up to 3 ft
What color are cape gooseberry?
A cape gooseberry plant bears flowers of color Green
How hard is cape gooseberry to grow?
A cape gooseberry is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a cape gooseberry need?
A cape gooseberry prefers Full sunlight
How much water does a cape gooseberry need?
A cape gooseberry prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a cape gooseberry need?
What temperature does a cape gooseberry like?
How should I fertilize my cape gooseberry?
Apply any organic fertilizer.
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