Currants & Gooseberries

2018 Season Opens Early July

VARIETY TYPICAL SEASON
Black Currants
Early July til Mid Aug
Champagne Currants
Early July til Mid Aug
Red Currants
Early July til Mid Aug
Green Gooseberries
Early July til Mid Aug
Pink Gooseberries
Early July til Mid Aug
Red Gooseberries
Early July til Mid Aug

Our Ribes

What are ribes? (pronounced rī‑bēz) Ribes are a genus of shrubs including gooseberries and currants of many kinds. G and S Orchards has many varieties of berries and ribes to choose from.

For best storage keep the berries you pick refrigerated. As with all produce, always wash before use.

Currants and Gooseberries are a great source of vitamin C and have lots of antioxidants. Excellent for fresh eating, freezing, canning, cooking, jams, cordials, pies, sauces and drying.


Availability

  • Currants – Black, Champagne and Red
  • Gooseberries – Green, Pink, and Red

Picking Tips

  • Currants and Gooseberries will keep longer if picked with the stems.
  • Do not pick under-ripe fruit. It will not get ripe or sweet once picked.
  • Fruit is fragile and should be placed in the containers. Never drop or toss, it will bruise.
  • Refrigerate your fruit as soon as possible.
  • Always wash your fruit before eating.