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‘Oregon Champion’ is excellent for pies, jams, canning, and wine. It has medium to large, yellowish green berries. Flavor will sweeten as it ripens. This is a productive, vigorous plant that will grow 3 to 5 feet tall. Berries hold well on the bush. Oregon Champion will start bearing fruit the second year and produce for approximately 20 years. Originated in Salem, Oregon in 1876 as a hybrid from cross of Crown Bob with Houghton. With a great taste, this small fruit is very easy to consume. Every individual must consume gooseberries as it provides many nutrients inside a small fruit and also helps in maintaining a good health.
Gooseberries are considered as a gift of nature to human mankind for the benefits it provides. No other single fruit or herb is as rich in different nutrients as a gooseberry. Gooseberries contain high amount of Vitamin C along with other nutrients like Vitamin A, iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium. A single gooseberry contains more than 500 mg of Vitamin C than orange, which is highly rich in Vitamin C. Also, the taste of gooseberries makes them a very preferred consumable item. Usually gooseberries are green to golden in color but some gooseberries can be deep purple in color as well.