Quality Ukrainian red-fruited gooseberry variety also suitable for commercial cultivation.
Crossing: Mlijevskij Krasnyj x Slivovyj, breeder K.N. Kopan, V.P. Kopan, Z.A. Shestopal, released in 1994
Vigour: strong, upright, slightly spiny, suitable for espalier training
Site requirements: direct sun
Fruit: attractive, large, average weight 4 - 6 g and more, oval, dark red, firm, do not fall off when fully ripe
Taste: excellent, harmoniously sweet and sour, highly rated
Harvest season: mid-early, late June
Yield: high and regular. Yield from one shrub on average 5 - 7 kg. The berries are suitable for fresh consumption and for processing into juices and jams. The variety is also suitable for commercial cultivation.
Disease resistance: resistant to American gooseberry powdery mildew. Moderate resistance to anthracnose.
Frost resistance: completely hardy