Sweet Lifeberry Shrub

Sweet Lifeberry Shrub

Lycium barbarum


Was $19.95
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If its name is an indication of what to expect, Sweet Lifeberry Shrub is packed with many nutrients beneficial to you for many years to come. This amazingly nutritious plant, also known as known as Goji Berry, is loaded with vitamin C, protein and antioxidants. After serving Far Eastern diets for a long time, this easy to grow vining shrub can finally be found in American gardens too!

Called a superfruit because of its plenteous health benefits, Goji Berry can be eaten straight off the vine, dried or cooked. Its flavor is filled with a pleasant tomato inspired tartness along with an herbal scent. These oblong shaped berries start out as green and soon turn into orange red as they ripen. You can keep the berries on the plant from midsummer until frost.

Its spiny structure discourages pests from eating the fruit. In a single season, you will have shrubs that reach eight to ten feet high. Give it plenty of sunshine and good soil drainage and have a fertile plant for a long time. Zones 5-9.

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Adam from NC wrote (June 12, 2013):
I received my plant promptly in great condition. Now just to plant it and watch it grow!!!!!
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Great selection, good sales prices, great product info.

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Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates:


1. Water with a drip system whenever possible – soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10" to 12".

2. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering.

3. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry.

4. Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch or similar material to aid in water retention and help keep the roots cool during hot weather.