Absolutely packed with crucial vitamins and antioxidants, it's
easy to see why many call the Goji Berry a super fruit! This
wondrous little gem offers incredible immune-boosting qualities
in a convenient, bright red berry. Popular in China for centuries,
the large 1/2 to 1" berries have a sweet flavor that falls between
a cherry and a cranberry. Eat them raw, dried, in smoothies,
salads or in a variety of dishes – just make sure you eat them!
This berry's one nutritional powerhouse you don't want to miss!
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Early summer
Zones: 5 to 9
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Goji Berry Product Details
Partial Shade/Full Sun
8 - 10'
8 - 10'
5 - 8'
Zones 5 - 9
Medium green to gray green leaves that are oblong to ovate shaped up to 2" in length.
Small clusters of funnel shaped blooms.
White to lilac.
Early summer followed by sporadic blooming the rest of the growing season.
Prefers well drained soil with moderate soil moisture, but will grow in any type of soil.
A fruit relatively unknown in the U.S. but has quite a history in its native land of China where it is quite popular for its nutritional values. Small orange-red fruit cover this shrub in mid to late summer. They are said to be one of the highest nutritionally dense fruits on earth. Contains special polysaccharides to boost your immune system plus a host of amino acids, vitamins and antioxidants. The fully ripe berries can be eaten raw, dried, made into juice, wine or herbal tea. These shrubs grow in an open habit with arching, graceful vine-like branches. The flowering begins in late spring followed by the bright orange-red fruit in midsummer continuing until a heavy frost in fall.
Remove dead or crossed branches in mid-spring. A heavy pruning can be done after fruiting to rejuvenate plants.
Harvest fruit when it is 80-90% ripe. Self pollinating. May take plants up to the third year to bear fruit.
Goji Berry Customer Reviews
Excellent PlantReview by Kandy - Oklahoma City, OK Posted on 2013-10-16 18:58:33
I planted this little guy. Forgot about him in the backyard next to the water hose. Next thing I new I'm trying to harvest my friute before the bugs eat them all. Great plant with a multitude of health benefit. I ordered 4 more!... LOVE THEM!
Gogi Berry brushReview by Nancy Breland - Walterboro, SC Posted on 2013-07-15 14:17:39
I planted mine in a medium pot and kept it on the porch to get it started. it has grown nicely but we have such hot summers that I may not plant it until September.
GOJI BERRYReview by PAULINE DIAZ - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL Posted on 2012-07-24 23:37:30
I HAVE TASTE THIS FRUIT BOY IT GIVES YOU A ENERGY IN YOUR BODY IT SURE PERES YOU UP I MAKE PRESERVED WITH THEM AND SEND TO MY FRIENDS THEY LOVE IT DELICIOUS...
Little but determinedReview by Sue - Norborne, MO Posted on 2012-06-17 02:13:53
I planted my little guy right into the ground. I used a homemade fertilizer and it has already doubled in size. It just has to have a little extra TLC.