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Sweet Berry Selections Goji Berry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub
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Sweet Berry Selections

Goji Berry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub

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Goji berries are often referred to as the Superfruit and are known for their high levels of vitamins and minerals. Goji berries can easily be grown in your garden or as a shrub in the landscape. Plants are fast growing with slender silver-blue leaves. They will thrive in alkaline soils and require little care.

  • Goji berries are high in antioxidants and studies have shown other potential health benefits
  • Easy to grow in your home garden or landscape
  • Plants will produce flowers and fruit the second year after planting
  • Fruits are tomato red in color and hang from the branches and when dried, resemble a raisin
  • Plant foliage is very feathery, open and airy
  • Fruit color contrasts nicely with plant foliage color
  • Grow in alkaline (pH 7 - 8.5), well-drained soil
  • Easy-to-plant size
  • Container grown plants provide virtually no transplant shock compared to bare root plants
  • Fertilize each spring with a garden fertilizer

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May I know what variety is this? Fo I need to buy 2 of them to cross pollinate? Do you send two different varieties?

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I'm curious too. For $10 a plant, it'd be nice to know.
BTW I hear Turcidus from Germany has the best flavor. Also Crimson Star is good and may be more available stateside.
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May 27, 2016
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You do not need 2 different varieties for pollination
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Lycium barbarum, which is the said variety of this plant, is self-pollinating, but you will have a higher yield in each plant if you have more than one plant.
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What fruit taste does the goji resemble? Is it a pie, jelly or just eating fruit?

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slight bitter taste when fresh but juicy and bitterness doesn't linger. usually eaten dried. there is a goji juice being sold too.
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May 6, 2016
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My experience is that it is rather sweet, and has a flavor reminiscent of a tomato, eaten fresh.
It is pleasant, although not award winning. I have no idea what they taste like dried
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I've heard that it is good in jam, usually it is eaten fresh or sundried. It can be bitter, so some may favor it used in a sweet pie to really harness the flavor.
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Can I grow ths in pot or they have to be inground planted to produce fruit?

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If you grow in a container the roots allegedly will stop growing when they reach the pot sides and then it can put its' energy into producing fruit sooner than if you put in the ground. My source says one can get fruit in the first or second year that way when usually it takes 3 years. Home Depot's plant appears to be only 1 year old so it is possible to get fruit the year you containerize it. Read More
If you grow in a container the roots allegedly will stop growing when they reach the pot sides and then it can put its' energy into producing fruit sooner than if you put in the ground. My source says one can get fruit in the first or second year that way when usually it takes 3 years. Home Depot's plant appears to be only 1 year old so it is possible to get fruit the year you containerize it. Recommended pot size is 5 (five) gallons minimum though. However I have grown my young plants in smaller pots about 3 (three) gal. Read Less
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Will grow and produce in a container, however, the bush will not grow as large.
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I have read you can grow in puts and when you decide to transport they do so easily without and complications
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This plant didn't bear any berry for past 2 years, grew a lot though

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I have planted this in my garden for two years and it indeed grew pretty fast. But the problem is, even it blooms each year, not a single berry was ever seen. Any idea? Thanks.
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you might need pollinators. or it's just not making enough flowers. there should be flowers all up and down the stem one at each leaf. if it wasn't making flowers i'd guess it needs phosphate since it won't flower without that. wood ash can help. netting can also help in case birds or rodents are taking the unripe fruit before you even notice.
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June 19, 2016
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I've heard that they don't bear fruit for about 5years if they are grown from seeds.if they are grown from the plant it will bear fruit Wright away
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 57 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1st shipment of Gogi Berry Plants 2016 Received the plants today...just three days after placing the order. They look great ! I will leave them in their pots for a few days to recovery from the trip from Wisconsin to North Carolina. Excited to see how they grow. August 19, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Horrible experience as a "first-time" online customer Dried and dead goju berry bush arrived in a box with soil everywhere. May 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Goji's are Great! The six Goji Berry plants that I ordered arrived a few days after ordering - because of the weekend. They originated from Wisconsin. They were packaged very nicely. All individually wrapped in paper surrounding a potted plant - pot tightly wrapped in plastic to keep the moisture in the root ball. The plants looked great! Each of the three of four, six to twelve inch stems, had numerous living buds and no dead wood. I waited a week or so for some colder weather to pass before putting them in the ground. It's now about ten days post planting and there are little leaves growing on each of the stems. Very happy with the purchase and suspect I'll have a bit of fruit this year considering the plants arrived already a year old with some very nice roots. April 29, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by 50% alive I received my two plants in a dormant state. I planted them as recommended and they began to put on a few leaves. they never have seemed to thrive and one seems to have died now. I am past the point of getting a refund and they are out of stock so no chance of getting a replacement. They both are in an area that receives the recommended amount of sunlight and are about 3 feet apart. One still is live, whereas the other looks like a brown stick. So much for homedepot, com a with ordering plants . August 23, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Goji plants Arrived in good shape, growing very well.Others i bought a couple of years ago doing very well. April 26, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Dried and almost dead fruit tree about 5 inches tall Tree was dead looking. Only about 5-6 inches tall. Defintely not "fruit bearing". Very disappointed in the plant that we got for this price and shipping.... April 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good stuff I've ordered twice during the winter,both times I received nice plants.I had two plants in the ground from another vender,they both survived the winter and are getting very bushy,I'm sure the ones I've have to plant now will do the same.I'm trying to get more people to plant these all over the place. Tom from Whiting,In. May 31, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Goji Berry The service that I received was great.I received my plants a week before the quoted date of arrival. The plants and first rate. I am very please April 19, 2016
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