Goji berry growing shrub of the genus Lycium also known as Goji or Wolfberry, Goji berry is a short life perennial can grow evergreen or deciduous plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11a.
Flower color purple with five petals, the flowers can grow on every node with leaves
Goji berry fruits
Fruit color is red the shape is ovate and size 0.5-2 cm, in each fruit 10-50 seeds (the seeds are edible)
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Requirements for Goji berry growing and care:
Slightly acid, well-drain sold, sometime need trellising
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Recommend to prune the weak branches because it can’t hold the fruits
Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 40-120 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun – can live in partial shade but will bear less fruits
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Purple flower with five petals, the flowers can grow on every node with leaves
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Goji berry fruits?
Eat raw, dry, jams
Work requirements on the fruit:
pick the fruit
How long does it take to bear fruit?
1 year, rarely 2 years