Jostaberry growing shrub of the genus Ribes also known as Josta or Jostabeere, Jostaberry perennial deciduous plant can grow in temperate, cold mediterranean or cold subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8
Flower color red the flowers grow in clusters 2-5 flowers.
Fruit color black-purple the size 0.5-1.5 cm
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Requirements for Jostaberry growing and care:
Chilling hours, mulch, moist soil, well-drained soil, slightly acid
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to a lot types of pests
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Gall, aphids, spider mite,
How to prune:
Dead and weak branches
Size of the plant?
0.5-1.5 m, 20-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Red flower the flowers grow in clusters 2-5 flowers.
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Jostaberry fruits?
Eat raw, juice, cakes, jam
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with net in massive bird attack
How long does it take to bear fruit?