Plant family: Grossulariaceae - Gooseberry
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Edible , Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Vines/Espaliers
This small fragrant shrub can be a good chocie for shaded areas that are drier. Th flowers are a mild pink and produce in the early spring and again in the early Fall. The shrub does best is shdae and provides food for deer and the berries are a delight to birds. Its prefers coastal areas, but can do well in shade to partshade and recieves chill protection.
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