Goji Berry Shrub
|Soil Type||Adaptable, Well Drained|
|Mature Height||6-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||6-10 Feet|
Just plant and pick! It’s that easy with the Goji Berry. Not only is the Goji Berry low maintenance, but also packed with nutrients that most find hard to resist! Goji Berries are also known as wolfberries. This 'Super Fruit' is believed to treat a variety of ailments and diseases. They are packed full of antioxidants, amino acids, essential fatty acids and are commonly used to reduce inflammation. They are safe to eat right off the bush!
Goji Berries here in the United States are not treated with chemicals like those in China. Features: The Goji Berry plant is by far one of the easiest plants to grow. It is disease resistant, very rarely bothered by insects and animals such as deer and rabbits stay clear of it.
Therefore, you do not have to protect your plant with chemicals to keep it safe from harm. Goji are drought tolerant and prefer well draining soil. The Goji plant flourishes in zones 5-9. It is able to endure a variety of climates. Goji plants are able to tolerate extremely cold temperatures (as low as -18 degrees), dry conditions and humidity.
The Goji Berry plant likes both ground and containers. They are able to grow in both sun and partial shade. However, the harvest will be greater with more sun. When it matures the Goji Berry will yield close to 7 lbs. of berries a year under the right growing conditions. Bright red, delicious berries appear around the second season. This Goji plant will continue to produce year after year.
The longer you have them on the bush the sweeter they will taste. What’s better than having a healthy snack growing right in your own yard? You can eat them fresh, freeze them, dry them or even juice them! The possibilities with this 'super fruit' are endless. These self-pollinating plants do well by themselves but thrive when planted in multiplies. This will guarantee berries all year long!
How To Make Tea Out Of These Berries
Use dried berries from this plant and boil in 2 cups of water and add preferred sweetners for a cup packed with vatamins, minerals and antioxidants.
What Are The Health Benefits Of Goji Berries?
These berries are known to promote healthy skin, protect eyes, and protect against cancer.
Where Should I Plant This Shrub?
This berry bush is adaptable to a variety of soil types and thrives in a spot that gets full sun to part shade exposure in grow zones 5-9.