Jostaberry

Latin name: Ribes × nidigrolaria
Location: Sunday School Garden
What it looks like:  A shrub with tri-shaped jagged mid-green leaves. The fruits are small red/black berries with a dried brown nub where the flower was.
History:
The Jostaberry is a cross breed between the blackcurrant and gooseberry. The first Jostaberry plant was available for the general public to buy in 1977.
How to eat it:  The berries are the edible part and can be eaten raw or cooked in pies, cakes, jams and jellies.
More information: Despite being a crossbreed of a gooseberry the plants are thornless!