* Cape Gooseberry is one of the most unusual and underrated garden fruits to cultivate. * Not only does the Cape Gooseberry taste great, but they're also great for you. These sweet, tasty, fruits are packed with Vitamin C and phytonutrients. In fact, they're being studied for a variety of health benefits including prevention of gray hair, enhancing memory power and even prevention of hair loss!
* Gooseberries health benefits are linked to a couple antioxidants called Flavones and Anthocyanins. These two powerful antioxidants can, supposedly, fight things like aging, cancer, neurological diseases and even inflammation. * We've also read that Gooseberries, unlike other fruits, do NOT lose their Vitamin C potency during the cooking process. This could possibly be linked to their other high antioxidant properties.
* We're offering a rare, Open-Pollinated, heirloom variety of Gooseberry that is a consistent, high yielding producer! * It has a funny Chinese lantern appearance. * It is easy to grow and is excellent for a beginner gardener. * The Cape Gooseberry produces a delicious yellow orange fruit inside a husk that is reminiscient of a slightly tangy Pineapple.
* They can dipped in Chocolate for a flavor sensation. They can also be used for preserves and pies. * The Cape Gooseberry will do well in containers or pots.