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Jostaberry (Josterberry)

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7.95 (RRP €8.95)

In a nutshell....

The Jostaberry, sometimes spelled Josterberry, is a blackcurrant and gooseberry cross which grows more like a blackcurrant.

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The Jostaberry, sometimes spelled Josterberry, is a blackcurrant and gooseberry cross which grows more like a blackcurrant. A very vigourous grower with fruit twice the size of blackcurrants and good resistance to mildew. The fruit is as popular with birds as humans so protective netting is recommended.

The berry is quite shiny and nearly black and is somewhat smaller than a gooseberry but larger than a blackcurrant. They can be eaten raw or cooked and if unripe can be substituted for gooseberries in certain recipes as well as responding well to freezing. Berries are succulent with a slightly sharp kick and are high in pectin making them well suited for jam making.

Jostaberry Health Benefits:
These berries are high in Vitamin C and Antioxidants and have been proven to reduce risk of chronic diseases.

 

Conditions of Sale

Plants leaving our warehouse are believed to be in good condition.

When your delivery arrives please check your goods carefully and contact us with any queries within 3 days. Quickcrop does not guarantee the further growth, flowering or yield of plants once delivered due to the fact that the care and husbandry after delivery is beyond our control. Quickcrop accept no liability for any latent diseases which may be present but not detected at the time of sale. 

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ToddSullivan
December 24th, 2018
Product delivery was very fast and bare root plants arrived in excellent condition. I have planted them and look forward to watching them get established next year. I planted them close a large shed wall which is white. I am wondering if I should change the colour to black for more heat absorption.
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Asked By Susie kershaw
on April 28th, 2018
I have a small new jostaberry plant. Will the established blueberries in my garden like it as a neighbour?
Answered by Niall
on April 30th, 2018
Hi Susie To be honest they won't cross pollinate but the more fruiting plants you have the more bees and the better crops so i suppose in a way they will help each other Regards Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Todd Sullivan
on November 29th, 2017
I planted the 2 Jostaberries from Quickcrop near a large shed wall. Should I paint the wall black or white?
Answered by Andrew
on November 30th, 2017
White will reflect the sun back on to the plants so that would be the better option but be careful to use a lead free paint.
Asked By mervyn hobbs
on February 01st, 2016
Can you tell me the pruning regime of the Jostaberry & does the bush have thorns like a Gooseberry bush ? Regards Mervyn Hobbs
Answered by Andrew
on February 02nd, 2016
Hi Mervyn. The pruning regime is the same as a blackcurrant, to encourage the supply of new wood by selective annual pruning down to the base of the plant. A Jostaberry is thornless. I hope this helps. Andrew

Important Delivery & Stock Information 

 

Delivery Times

Delivery times had been impacted earlier in the year with the increase in online shopping putting immense strain on all couriers. Thankfully we are almost back to normal. 

Please allow 2-3 working days for delivery.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience which may have been caused due to Covid-19 and very much appreciate your patience during this time. 

Standard Quickcrop deliveries only €3.95.

Standard delivery €3.95 - Our standard delivery rate is €3.95 and covers all goods except raised beds and some selected heavy items. €3.95 is the total delivery price irrespective of the number of items ordered.

Allotment raised beds €5.95 - Allotment style raised beds carry a delivery of €5.95 per complete order. €5.95 is the total delivery price irrespective of the number of allotment raised beds or additional items ordered.

Premier/Deluxe raised beds €9.95 - Premier or Deluxe raised beds carry a delivery of €9.95 per complete order. €9.95 is the total delivery price irrespective of the number of raised beds or additional items ordered.

Bulky Items €9.95 - Some large items (e.g. compost bins) carry a delivery charge of €9.95. Any items that carry the large item surcharge will be clearly marked on the product page.

Will there be any extra charges? There are no customs fees. Occasionally an additional delivery charge may be incurred when preorder items are ordered along with items for immediate delivery. Preorder items include  bulbs, seed potatoes, garlic, onions, bare root stock etc. 

European deliveries outside Ireland
We also deliver to the UK and other European countries, please see our delivery rates below. Our flat delivery rate is an absolute bargain and is far cheaper than any of our competitors, please take this into account when comparing product prices.

Where do we deliver to?
We deliver nationwide to the island of Ireland, the U.K., Austria, Benelux Countries, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. Please see our delivery rates below:

€12.95 - The United Kingdom (Highlands and Islands may incur a surcharge, please contact us at support@quickcrop.com for details)

€14.95 - Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland.

How long does it take?
Stock permitting we aim to dispatch your goods within 2 working days of receiving your order. The average time taken from order to delivery is 2-3 days for Irish orders, 3-5 days for UK orders, and 8-10 working days for other European destinations.

What If I'm not in at time of delivery?
The driver will leave a note with the depot contact number. Delivery can be arranged for the next day or a later date.

I'm ordering several items, do they all arrive at the same time?
All items dispatched at the same time will normally be delivered in one delivery. The exceptions are bulk bags of soil or compost which comes in a separate delivery using a different delivery company. Seedlings will be dispatched directly from our tunnels.

What if my parcel is damaged or I wish to return the goods I have ordered?
Contact our office at support@quickcrop.com and we will arrange collection and refund or replacement of faulty or damaged goods.

If you wish to return goods for any reason other than damaged or faulty items please return the item to us at the following address and we will issue a refund minus the delivery charge. Goods must be undamaged and in their original packaging. Please take care when parceling returned goods to ensure it reaches us in good condition.

Our returns address is: Quickcrop ltd., Unit 4, Ballymote Industrial Estate, Ballymote, Co.Sligo.

 

If you are unsure about any aspect of our delivery service, feel free to email us at support@quickcrop.com. Messages are monitored between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday

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