Growing Guide: Barbados Gooseberry

Plant Type:
Tropical/Subtropical Evergreen Fruiting Cactus Vine

Harvest Season:
Fruits late Spring - early Summer and again in Fall

Mature Size:
Up to 33 ft. vine

Soil & Moisture:
Does well in dry or moist environments in loose, sandy soil.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Very Fast

Quite Thorny!
In tropical climates it has a tendency to take over, so keep an eye on it.

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 8-11 withย frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Barbados Gooseberry is grown from cutting,ย  capable of harvest within growing season