Goji Berries

Lycium barbarum

$30.00 + GST

A multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. Easy to grow. This thorny shrub produces trumpet shaped purple blooms in early summer, followed by bright red edible berries from summer until late fall. Blooms on new wood. Features green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall. Considered to be a superfruit.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 8 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 10 ft FLOWER Summer, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Lycium barbarum
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Size:

Medium size shrub

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinating

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Notes:

Has sharp thorns

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Can be used for fresh eating, jams/jellies, dried and has medicinal and herbal properties. Fruit is medium in size and red-orange in colour. Berries have a sweet taste.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot

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