Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Goji Berry Bush (Lycium barbarum) is a versatile and highly valued plant, prized for its nutrient-dense berries and attractive, arching branches. Also known as wolfberry, this deciduous shrub is native to China and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries.
Goji Berry Bushes are hardy, drought-tolerant plants that can grow in a wide range of soil types and conditions. They typically reach a height of 8 to 12 feet, with a similar spread, and thrive in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 9. These plants require full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Goji Berry Bushes can be grown as an ornamental shrub, a hedge, or even trained as a vine on a trellis or other support structures. Their arching branches and vibrant green foliage provide year-round visual interest, making them an excellent addition to a variety of garden settings.
Goji Berry Bushes produce small, tubular-shaped flowers in shades of lavender or light purple. These blossoms appear from late spring to early summer and are usually followed by a second bloom in the fall. The flowers provide a delightful contrast against the green foliage and are highly attractive to pollinators such as bees and butterflies, which play a crucial role in the plant's fruit production.
The primary reason for growing Goji Berry Bushes is their highly nutritious fruit. The berries are bright red or orange-red when ripe and are about the size of a raisin. They usually ripen from late summer to early fall and can be harvested for several weeks. Goji berries are packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, offering numerous health benefits. They can be eaten fresh, dried, or used in various recipes, such as smoothies, teas, and energy bars.
In addition to their health benefits, Goji berries also attract birds and other wildlife to the garden, providing a valuable food source for these creatures. Keep in mind that while the plant's thorny branches may deter some animals, protective measures might be necessary to prevent the loss of your berry harvest to wildlife.
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