Informational table showing pesticide recommendations for gooseberries and currants.
Informational table showing pesticides available for home garden use on various fruit crops.
Under most conditions, insects are not perennially serious pests of currants and gooseberries; however, certain insects occasionally will cause serious damage if left uncontrolled.
Many cultural methods such as pruning and sanitation practices will help in keeping disease organisms out of your plantings.
The more common diseases found on currants and gooseberries are anthracnose, leaf spot, and powdery mildew. The most common virus disease is currant mosaic.
Informational table showing direct and indirect fruit pests.
Informational table showing pesticide application amounts on fruit.
Your schedule may vary from the one below by as much as 2 weeks (earlier or later) depending on the region of Pennsylvania in which you are located.