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whats wrong with my gooseberry bush

Jo DavisJo Davis Posts: 3

My gooseberry bush for the 2nd year running, bares fruit but before they are

of size they go a speckled brown colour as if singed and then looks like a powdery white effect on them.

Does anyone know what this is and how i can stop this happening please?

 

jo

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,927

    Google 'gooseberry mildew images' and see if the pictures look like your gooseberries. 

    If so, the information is here http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=739 


    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • Jo DavisJo Davis Posts: 3

    will do thank you all

  • Jo DavisJo Davis Posts: 3

    yes its mildew... will get pruning thank you again

  • some of my gooseberries are an opaque brownish orange colour, whilst others on the same bush are normal. The bushes themselves appear healthy. What's wrong?

     

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