Cape Gooseberry

Indigenous to South America these bright glossy berries, with a mouthwatering ‘fruit salad’ flavour, develop within unusual papery husks. Serve intact on top of salads or on the side of desserts, or use them to make delicious jams and jellies, in pies and smoothies

CAN BE USED IN:

DESSERT – JAM – JUICE – SALADS

SOWING DIRECTIONS

When
Early Spring to Summer.
Where
In pots or trays of seed raising mix in a sunny but sheltered position.
How Sow
Sow seed 5mm (1/4in) deep, firm down gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 7-21 days.
Care
Transfer to final growing position when sturdy enough, spacing plants 50cm (20in) apart. Water and fertilise regularly. Harvest: 12-14 weeks from sowing when husks turn brown.
Harvest
12 -14 weeks from sowing
Sow:
-Spring
-Summer
Harvest:
12 -14 weeks from sowing
Soil type:
-fertile
-well cultivated
-well drained

Availability: In stock

$4.35

Cape Gooseberry Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 10 gooseberries, peeled
  • 2 bananas, peeled and chopped
  • 200ml plain yoghurt
  • 50ml milk
  • 50ml apple juice
  • 50ml vanilla frozen yoghurt or ice cream
  • Sugar or stevia to taste

Instructions

  1. Add all the smoothie ingredients together and blend to a smooth, thick and creamy consistency.
  2. Pour into two glasses and serve chilled.
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