Wordless Wednesday: Goji berries … January and still producing fruit

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Goji berries (Lycium barbarum) spotted in a coastal garden in Kent 4/1/2019. Never having seen them before, I did a little investigating. They turn out to be hardy, drought resistant, trainable and prolific fruiters (RHS advice).

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And since they are easy, nutritious and colourful (bright red when fully ripe), I am now thinking that I must grow some!

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Living in the damp middle of nowhere
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4 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Goji berries … January and still producing fruit

  1. shoreacres says:

    They’re a close relative of our Carolina wolfberry (Lycium carolinianum) which also is known as whooping crane candy.

  2. I plant three on a dry slope, followed all the instructions about not pruning etc etc and after 5 years they produced onlya thimbleful of fruit each year and an scratchy, ugly shrub that was of zero interest to wildlife. I do not recommend them at all. We eventually dug them up.

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