Gooseberry bush form pruning method. Circumcision is done immediately after planting. At a young sapling sprout is 3-4 with 4-5 buds. The following year, the number of germs is doubled. Plants early appearance of fruit gooseberry species formed 2-3 years, other varieties – 5-6 years. Ripe gooseberry plants typically have 20-25 branches of different ages, 3-4 branches in age from one to seven years. The branches have reached 8 years old, are cut.
Cutting plants must be done annually. Older shrubs pruned to rejuvenate (half gooseberry branches cut off at once, and the second year is the second half).
Crop plants bushes desirable to do in the spring, before the buds begin to bloom. However, this can also be done in the autumn (October), after the harvest. Plants older than 12 years are cut, the replacement planting young, productive, disease-resistant species of gooseberries.