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I have two gooseberry plants in large pots. They bloomed lovely in the spring but all of a sudden all the leaves have fallen off and there are now just green sprigs/stalks where the leaves were. What have i done or not done?



Same thing happened to mine. Sorry to say it now looks dead. Mine was in a pot, a very large one, but dont think they like it. I moved mine to the ground as soon as I realised what was happening, but dont think it is any good. Fortunately I found one or two little ones growing from the fruit of last year, so am nursing them !!

I would say give it plenty of water and move it away from the sun.

28 Jun, 2010


they suffer from saw fly and they can strip the leaves off in about 3 days. i had this happen last year and it recovered.

28 Jun, 2010


Thanx guys. Im not ready to give up on the little blighters yet - specially as one has a lone gooseberry near to the top. Will do as you say re the sun Cinders, feed em and keep my fingers xd

29 Jun, 2010

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