Three hundred and sixty-five prizes were awarded for this variety in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing 20 dwts. 1 grain.
This variety is described in the Pomological Magazine as a very early fruit; it is round, hairy, of a deep green colour and excellent flavour, but not large.
Two hundred and thirty-five prizes were given for this variety in two years; the heaviest berry weighing 18 dwts. 20 grains.
This variety obtained two hundred and four prizes in two seasons; the largest berry weighing 17 dwts. 4 grains. It is a deliciously flavoured fruit.
A beautiful berry of medium size; skin pale green, smooth and transparent; will hang long - on the bush, and retain its rich acid flavour when fully ripe.
Nixon's. A fine late gooseberry of large size. oblong shape; skin smooth, of pale green colour; pulp saccharine, juicy, and of peculiar rich flavour.
Fruit of medium size, early; skin smooth, green with pale yellow veins; pulp rich, and high flavoured even when fully ripe.
One hundred and twenty-one prizes were given for this variety in two years; the largest berry weighing 16 dwts. 4 grains. It is an early rich fruit.
Fruit early, of medium size; skin smooth, green, with yellow veins; average weight about 15 dwts; good to preserve while immature, and of delicious flavour when fully ripe.
Fruit of medium size; skin pale green, very downy; an excellent dessert fruit, in great repute.
This celebrated variety obtained ninety-six prizes in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing about 23 dwts. It is a prolific bearer, and worthy of general cultivation.
This variety won two hundred and seventy - eight prizes in two seasons; the heaviest berry weighing 18 dwts. 8 grains. The fruit is oblong and smooth.
One hundred and sixty prizes were taken for this variety in two years; the largest berry weighing 17 dwts. 13 grains.
Fruit of medium size, pale green colour; of rich pungent flavour; excellent for preserves, and when fully ripe it is a delicious dessert fruit.