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    • Goji Berry - 1 Plant per offer
    • $12.95

Goji Berry

A juicy, sweet and healthy snack that is high in antioxidants!


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Product Details

These bright orange-red berries help our immune system ward off disease. They are juicy and sweet when eaten fresh, and when dried are similar to cranberries or dates. Can be enjoyed as a healthy snack, or made into juice, wine and tea. Grows 8-10' tall in full sun to partial shade with glossy foliage and a graceful arching habit. Produces white to purple blooms in early summer. Self-pollinating. Zones 5-9. Ships in 3" pots.

  • Zones: 5 - 9.
  • Height: 8 - 10 feet.
  • Spacing: 8 feet.
  • Depth: Same as nursery.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Soil Preference: Will grow in almost any type of soil, except wet soggy soil, tends to fruit best in well-drained soil of moderate quality. Likes an alkaline soil with a pH of 8.2 - 8.6.
  • Pruning: Heavy pruning will help keep the plant looking nice, and increase berry production. Can also be trained to a support. The older the plant, the more upright it can be trained.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Color: Star shaped. White to lilac to purple blooms .
  • Foliage: Glossy emerald-green elongated leaves, on graceful vine-like branches.
  • Blooms: Early Summer.
  • Fruit: Glossy bright orange-red fruit, oval 1/2 inches long.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth.
  • Comments: Often referred to in health stores as the Tibetan or Himalayan Goji Berry. Extremely nutritionally dense, high antioxidant properties. Can be eaten raw, dried, made into juice, wine, herbal tea. When dried they can be eaten as a healthy snack similar to raisins. They have a taste which has been described as having an accent of tomato, similar to dates, dried cranberries or raisins, but drier, more tart, less sweet and with an herbal scent. Fresh berries are juicy and sweet.

Customer Reviews

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Good value. Healthy plant.
Apr 17, 2012  |  By Robin
My bush is doing great this Spring. It is leafing out nicely and looks strong and healthy. The stem is thick considering how small it was when it arrived. My family is very pleased with this purchase. As I said customer service was very helpful with this purchase. It was small when it arrived but that means it can be sold at a lower price.

Hearty plants in Denver
Mar 21, 2012  |  By Andrew
Do not be discouraged by the small size Gurney's ships, my first one survived the first year and grew to be a large bush the second and produced some in the fall, it produced very heavy the entire third year and I have wild ones now growing (and producing, completely neglected). The main down side is that hornets love them too. If you have never had the berries, they are a little like cranberries only sweeter. If you like sweetened dried cranberries I would think you would like these.

Little twigs that never grew
Feb 28, 2012  |  By Amy
I received my two goji berry plants and was surprised at the 5-inch size. I changed my original plan of planting them in the earth, for fear they would be overlooked. I carefully set them in pots next to my greenhouse where I kept them watered. They turned green, then died on me. I'm looking for other sources to buy from. These plants were just too small.

Very Hardy.
Sep 26, 2011  |  By Robin McClary
I want to thank the company for excellent customer service. I ordered a goji in the Spring. When it arrived the tips were damaged and the leaves parched. I wrote to customer service. They sent me a new one which arrived day before yesterday. It is healthy with no broken tips and very green leaves. I look forward to some berries in a year or two. The small size of the young plants seems reasonable to me because it must be shipped for an affordable price. Thank you to Customer Service!

Post Office nearly killed it
Jul 8, 2011  |  By June
"The Post Office left package on deck in boiling hot 98 degree temp and it was nearly cooked. I planted in a pot and put in a location that would get afternoon shade. I thought it was dead, but after several weeks, it started to put out and now, about 2 months later, is about 6"" tall and looking healthy."

growing great
Feb 9, 2011  |  By royce
wow they are doing good in the house and i have berries as of today feb. 2011

Aug 15, 2010  |  By steph
Planted 2 this spring & they are still taking there time growing. Will wait & see how they take on winter & grow next summer. Can't wait to try the berries though!

Commendable Progress
Jul 30, 2010  |  By Derek
Well I received about 3 puny little seedlings in the mail, early spring. With enough light and soil it took off and I cant wait to have berries! I'm ordering more soon to have a row of them!

Jun 30, 2010  |  By Mark
"I planted a goji in my backyard last spring and it started at 2"" and stayed at 2"" all year also. It also died and regrew at least three times before fall as it was adjusting to it's new conditions, but still never got any bigger. Well, I thought for sure that it would be a goner after a Wisconsin winter, but this spring it started to grow and is now a healthy mid-thigh (3 ft) sized bush, so be patient. "

Jun 30, 2010  |  By MILKMAN
plant is still doing well still growing. been raining alot here so its gettin fully watered

Green Thumb
Jun 16, 2010  |  By Alya Ross
Goji grows very fast in the right conditions. All gurney plants arrive very small and frequently very light deprived as if they have been boxed for weeks. But with slow introduction to sunlight they have all done well.

May 22, 2010  |  By LINDA

super small plant
May 18, 2010  |  By jill
"The plant arrived and it was 2"" tall. After a month in full sun and fertile soil, it remains 2 inches tall. Made a lovely large home for it and it looks pretty pathetic. "

Great plant so far!!
Apr 17, 2010  |  By Jeff
"I was a bit concerned about ordering an exotic fruit plant but my wolfberry (goji) arrived in early March in fantastic condition. The root ball was moist and protected, and the leaves were all green, healthy, and intact. I planted it immediately in a 10"" pot in basic Scotts gardening soil and put it in a spot that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight/day and filtered sun for the remaining day. Now, 7 weeks later, I have already had to trim it back because of the impressive growth it has shown (and to keep the shrubby shape that I desire). So far, this goji berry plant has been one of the easiest things I have ever transplanted and grown! Can't wait for it to fruit next year! "

1st year failure
Apr 14, 2010  |  By Earl W Voss
We also lost both gogi berry plants by last fall but are going to try again and pamper them more. They seem to be a bit hard to get started.

Apr 7, 2010  |  By Nita O'Brien
goji's go dormant in the fall and do look like dead twigs. They do not fruit until they are 2 yrs old with max yeild at 5yr. Ours fruited last summer and the fruit is well worth the wait.

Apr 5, 2010  |  By Reginald Rice Sr
got one about two weeks ago really small. planted it right away seems to b doin well and growing!! will keep yall posted

Rough start
Jan 23, 2010  |  By Jeff
Bought plants last year .plantslook like long twigs. Some leaves in the summer bared no fruit that season. Look dead now in winter not sure what to except for it's second yr.

    • 75314
    • Goji Berry - 1 Plant per offer
    • $12.95