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Gooseberry Bush 'Invicta'

4.95 (RRP €6.95)

In a nutshell....

A very popular and high yielding variety with good resistance to mildew. Fruit is impressively large with excellent flavour.

Pre-order now for delivery from mid-October

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Pre-order now for delivery from mid-October

Bare Root Fruit Plants

Gooseberry 'Invicta' is our favourite variety because of its good resistance to mildew and very high yields (up to twice other varieties). The fruit is smooth, tart and tasty and holds together well when cooked making perfect pies and preserves.

Harvest from late May onwards.

Health Benefits:
Gooseberries are a very high source of dietary fibre and vitamin C. The berries also contain various levels of Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron and potassium (good for blood pressure). They are Antioxidant rich and both help to lower cholesterol and improve gastrointestinal health.

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Jenny French
February 14th, 2020
Grew these in the allotment bed last season and just broke out the jam we made this morning. Had to stop by and say wow amazing tasting gooseberries
B. G.
February 14th, 2020
Ah the good ole goose berry, this is the one to get if you are unsure.
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Asked By Annette
on December 04th, 2019
It is now beginning of December - is it too late to plant gooseberries? When will they first crop? Thanks
Answered by Niall
on December 05th, 2019
Hi Annette Not at all. The perfect time for planting any fruit like this bare root is from Late October until mid February so now is just about perfect. You will get a small crop in year one with a much larger crop the following year Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Patricia O'Donohue
on August 12th, 2018
I have 2 gooseberry bushes planted in a raised bed for about 5 years but they have never produced fruit. Nice green healthy looking bushes this year as I pruned back hard last year but still no fruit?!
Answered by Andrew
on August 13th, 2018
Are you pruning the bush back hard all over every year? If so, this is your problem. Gooseberries fruit on 2 year old wood so you need to prune out large branches 4 years or older every year. You should always have some branches 2-3 years old in the bush as this is where the best fruit is produced. I hope this helps. Andrew
Asked By Elizabeth McWhirter
on February 01st, 2018
Could I train this as a cordon?
Answered by Niall
on February 02nd, 2018
Hi Elizabeth. You could of course however you would need quite a length as they grow very fast.
Asked By Daithi
on September 19th, 2017
When is the best time for pruning gooseberrys
Answered by Andrew
on September 20th, 2017
Once the leaves are all completely gone and any sign of life is gone for the winter. I normally wait Daithi until mid to late October before i start pruning.
Asked By jayne mcgonigal
on February 17th, 2016
Are you getting in more gooseberry bushes in the near future?
Answered by Andrew
on February 17th, 2016
Thank you for your question Jayne. We won't have any more Gooseberries in until early September.
Asked By Edith dilloway
on January 18th, 2015
When to plant
Answered by Andrew
on January 20th, 2015
Hi Edith, The best time to plant gooseberries is in late autumn. Container-grown gooseberries can be planted at any time, although autumn is still best.

Quickcrop European deliveries

All Standard Quickcrop Deliveries only €3.95, heavy goods deliveries only €9.95

All our deliveries are only €3.95 no matter how many products we deliver anywhere in Ireland. For heavy items like ponds or furniture we charge only €9.95 per complete order. 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.

N.B. The current lead times for raised beds is 7-10 working days.

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Heavy goods deliveries
For heavy furniture or pond deliveries we charge an extra €5.00 to our standard delivery rate. Our rates below are our standard rates, please add €5.00 for heavy goods. All delivery rates are automatically added to your order when you add a product to your cart.

Where do we deliver to?
We deliver nationwide to the island of Ireland, the U.K., Austria, Benelux Countries, France, Germany and Switzerland. Please see our delivery rates below:

€3.95 - The Island of Ireland

€12.95 - The United Kingdom (Highlands and Islands may incur a surcharge, please contact us on 353 1524 0884 for details)

€14.95 - Austria, Belguim, 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. However with our wood products please allow 10 to 14 days for delivery plus due to delays in courier services add another 2 - 3 days for Irish and UK orders, and up to 8 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 and raised beds kits which may arrive in two separate deliveries.

What if my parcel is damaged or I wish to return the goods I have ordered?
Contact our office on 01 524 0884 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 organise a refund. 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 we're always delighted to take your call in the office on: 01 524 0884

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