Snowball (Adams)

Medium sized, roundish. Skin, white, and hairy. Of first-rate flavour. Bush, pendulous.

Snowball (Etchells)

Fruit, round, of medium length. Skin, hairy, creamy white. Flavour, good. In 1854 weighed 26 dwt. 22 gr.

Makes strong pendulous wood, and forms a large spreading bush, which bears freely.

Snowdrift (Hardman)

Fruit, long, tapering towards the stalk. Skin, thick and hairy, greenish white, a little speckled. Flavour, moderate. In 1857 weighed 27 dwt. 3 gr.

Makes strong wood, and forms a large bush, which bears freely.

Snowdrop (Bratherton)

Fruit, plump, of medium length. Skin, thin and hairy, pure white, with broad conspicuous green veins. Flavour, first-rate; not to be surpassed. One of the most beautiful gooseberries grown. In 1852 weighed 34 dwt. 5 gr.

Makes slender prickly wood, and forms a large spreading bush, which bears freely.

Souter Johnny (Cranshaw)

Fruit, very long, tapering a little towards the stalk. Skin, smooth, bright light green. In 1865 weighed 25 dwt. 15 gr.

Bush, spreading, makes long, vigorous wood, and bears freely. A late kind.

Speedwell (Poulson)

Fruit, plump, of medium length. Skin, very hairy, bright light red. Flavour, first-rate. In 1864 it weighed 29 dwt. 4 gr. This is an early variety. The bush is large, and makes vigorous, erect wood. An excellent bearer.

Sportsman (Chadwick)

Large, and obovate. Skin, dark red, and smooth. Flavour, second-rate. Bush, spreading.

Stella (Leicester)

Fruit, long, oval. Skin, smooth, dull light yellow. Flavour, good. In 1864 weighed 35 dwt.

Bears freely, makes vigorous wood, and forms a large bush.

Stockwell (Duke)

Fruit, long, oval. Skin, smooth, bright green. Flavour, good. In 1864 weighed 30 dwt. 18 gr.

Bush, makes slender wood, and is of medium size, and spreading.

Sulphur (Rough Yellow)

Small and roundish. Skin, yellow, and hairy. Flavour, of first-rate quality. Bush, erect, and the leaves not pubescent, by which it is distinguished from Early Sulphur.

Surprise (Moscroft)

Fruit, very long and well-formed. Skin, smooth, pale light green. Flavour, good. In 1863 weighed 27 dwt. 2 gr. Bush, spreading, and bears freely.

Talfourd (Penson)

Fruit, plump and handsome, of medium length. Skin, smooth, dark red, with light pink-coloured veins. Flavour, good. Weighed in 1864, 29 dwt. 8 gr.

Bush, large and spreading, an excellent bearer, makes vigorous wood, a little pendulous. Late.

Tally Ho (Riley)

Fruit, long, oval. Skin, hairy, greenish white, Flavour, moderate. In 1852 weighed 26 dwt. 18 gr.

Makes strong prickly wood. A good bearer, and forms a large bush.

Tantivy (Leicester)

Fruit, long, tapering towards the stalk, from 13 to 15 eighths in length, and 4 1/4 to 4 3/4 inches in circumference. Skin, thick, smooth, light green. Flesh, coarse, but of excellent flavour.

A variety but little grown; makes slender wood, and forms a medium sized bush.