How to grow Goji berry

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

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

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

Water requirement:
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:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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:

Edible Fruits

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

Scientific name:

Lycium chinense

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Culinary Uses

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Harvest season

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Watering plants

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