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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
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Edible Acres is a permaculture nursery and food forest farm located in Trumansburg, NY.  Focused on perennial, hardy, useful, edible and resilient plants, we use low and no tech solutions to grow out hundreds of different types of plants for our community and beyond!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Goji Berry

Plants for Spring 2018 Shipping

Your order will ship Spring 2018, generally late March to early April depending on our local weather conditions.  You'll get notification and tracking details as soon as your order ships.  For local pickup, please email sean@edibleacres.org to make arrangements.   Please feel free to email with any questions you may have as well!

Goji Berry

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Goji Berry

from 8.00

Lycium Barbarum
Goji berries, those small dried red fruits you find in health food stores.  Yes, you can grow them in your backyard in zones 3-8!  Actually, we've found these plants to be some of the most vigorous, rampant, easy to propagate plants we've met, and that says a lot considering the plants we work with.

Goji berry plants grow in somewhat crazy arcs of woody branches reaching in all sorts of directions.  We've read you can train them to a trellis for ease of harvest and to control their random growth patterns and we plan to do that moving forward.  These plants can be propagated easily from cuttings, rootlets, tip layers, seeds, you name it.  

 So far, we haven't found a way to really enjoy the fresh fruits as a snack, but to be honest we haven't dried them down to experience them in a way like at the health food store.  Our main interest is moving towards the leaves and young shoots as an incredibly nutritious and worthwhile perennial vegetable.
This beautiful, perennial member of the solanaceous family puts on lovely little purple flowers adored by bees for an extended time in the growing season, grows incredibly fast and produces massive amounts of fruits.  It's a very worthwhile addition to your permaculture food forest.  Look up 'goji berry nutrition profile' to see why you may want to grow this plant!
The goji we offer are propagated from a variety called 'phoenix tears'.  We offer 'small' and 'larger' options.  Small plants are rooted plants with less than 8" of top growth, but ready to take off.  Larger are 8" or taller and thoroughly rooted plants.

Size:

They seem to top out around 5-6' tall and could be shaped quite a bit with a support system.

Site Preference:
Prefers full sun and rich soil, but we've seen them tolerate other situations.

Hardiness:
Zone 3 to 8

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