A guide to choosing the right size

All orders are despatched in one delivery. If your order contains both bare root and container grown plants then we can only despatch when all plants are ready. 

Any Bare Root Items - Availability means Available for supply from Nov to May.

Any Container grown items - Availabity means Available for supply now. 

Bare Root = Field grown plants that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April
3 Litre = Container grown and can be planted all year round. The size refers to the number of litres of compost that the container holds.
2 Year Bush = A two year old plant that has been pruned back in the first winter to form a bush shape. Generally plants will be 60-75cm in height with multiple side branches.

Cropping in June to July. Fruit can be used for jam and pies.

The varieties that we grow replace a lot of the older varieties that suffered badly with American Gooseberry mildew.

The varieties we stock all have good resistance to mildew and the red variety Pax is virtually spineless.

Plant bushes 1.5 metres apart. An ideal fruit for the small garden.

Usually grown in the form of a small bush, they can be trained to any shape and are especially recommended for pot culture.

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Gooseberry bushes are easy to grow, produce a large amount of fruit for their size and will tolerate partial shade conditions. They are self fertile, so one bush can be grown on its own. Gooseberry bushes are also well able to withstand harsher conditions (both temperature and wind) than many other fruits. This makes them a good choice for cooler areas.

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delivery charges

Collection - If you would like to collect your trees then use this option. Note the collection is from the Wholesale Nursery office between Monday-Friday only. Please allow 1 working days for your order to be processed prior to collection date.

We are not a Garden Centre or retail Nursery. Orders can be placed via our website and the collection option can be selected at the checkout. Your order will then be ready for you to collect during our normal opening hours which are Monday-Friday 07.30-16.30. Our plants are grown in fields that can be 2 miles away from our office so it is not possible to just turn up and select your own trees.

Delivery Charges - The delivery charge is worked out from the weight and the size of the plant. We have several rates that apply to UK mainland addresses. The lower postal rates range from £2.80 - £5.70, will be applied to smaller orders of the lighter plants like currants, raspberries, gooseberries, blackberries, asparagus and strawberries although larger orders will go into the £10.00 rate. A higher rate of £18.00 - £32.00 will be charged for deliveries to European Countries and GY KW IV AB PH KW HS ZE IM BT DD JE PO30 PO31 PO32 PO33 PO34 PO35 PO36 PO37 PO38 PO39 PO40 PO41 Postcodes. Once you have put together your order the delivery charge will show before payment. All orders are despatched in one delivery.

To take advantage of a promotional code or gift voucher this must be entered into the redeem code box at the checkout. Discounts cannot be given once an order is completed and any codes have not been used.

Gooseberry Collection Of 2 Bushes Saving £2.00

Gooseberry Bushes | Genus Ribes | Ribes Uva crispa

Gooseberry Collection of two Plants

Hinnomaki Yellow - Very large yellow fruit. Excellent flavour and has good mildew resistance. Heavy yields of good sized fruit. This variety is as good as Leveller and you have no mildew to contend with. Picking time mid July. Plant 1.5 metres apart.

Pax - One of the best of the virtually spineless gooseberries. Large red fruit when fully ripe. Moderate dessert flavour. Mildew resistance is very high. Upright bush. Picking time July. Plant 1.25 metres apart. Excellent variety.

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Size Description Price Availability QTY
2 Year Bush Bare Root £16.80 £14.80 38 Available

14 Dec 15 | Neil Drury

Arrived on time and packed with great care. They look very healthy and cant wait to get them started. Full marks.

31 Oct 15 | Nell

Well packaged bareroot gooseberries received this week - now sitting happily in 'Gooseberry Corner' - can't wait to see what comes of them in the summer!

20 May 15 | Alice

Wonderful looking plants packaged very well. Purchased earlier in the year whilst dormant now looking fantastic. I'm always extremely pleaased with Blackmoor and would recommend them to anyone.

10 Mar 15 | Maggie Perkins

Such a good pair of bushes arrived impeccably packed and very well-grown. I am always impressed by the quality of my purchases and the excellent service.

13 Feb 15 | Ken Rogers

Plants received this morning, excellently packed, I couldn't have packed them better myself - real care and attention given prior to their shipping, meaning that the cherry tree arrived in perfect condition, unlike some companies who send them in a plastic bag where small limbs become broken and damaged!, All the other soft fruit plants, (Strawberries, gooseberries & raspberries,) arrived in perfect condition as well. Tuffnells' courier courteous and helpful. An excellent all round delivery service from the point of ordering to the arrival of the plants this morning. Thank you. I would highly recommend anyone thinking of buying plants via the post to use Blackmoor Nursery.

23 Mar 14 | Dawn M

Healthy plants. Great offer. Thank you.

4 Jan 13 | Gareth

Have grown these two varieties for several years now. Fruits every year without fail

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