Spraying Gooseberry Plants

Spraying is important to the survival of your plants. To handle potential diseases and pests, reference the guidelines below to know what you should spray, and when you should use it.

NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of 8 articles. For a complete background on how to grow gooseberry plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.

Before you begin, read and follow all instructions on labels.

When To Spray

At the First Sign of:

  • Serenade® Garden Disease Control for anthracnose, botrytis blight and powdery mildew.
  • Bonide® Captain Jack’s™ Deadbug Brew for thrips and fruitworm.
  • Bonide® Citrus, Fruit & Nut Orchard Spray for scale, powdery mildew, mites, aphids, blight and thrips.

By Plant


At the First Sign of:

  • Bonide® Thuricide® Bacillus Thuringiensis (BT) for omnivorus leafroller.
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