Goji Berries – Goji Berry plants
The Goji berry plant or Wolfberry has been widely used in Chinese herbal medicine for many years and are now available for sale from nurseries. We provide information on Goji Berries, growing goji berries and goji berry plant suppliers.
Plant profile, care and growing notes
Goji Berries or Lycium barbarum (also called wolfberry plants and matrimony vine) are a deciduous perennial plant grown mainly for its berries.
Goji berries are used as a health food, in cooking and also to make wine and as a flavouring for beer. Goji berries have been used in Tibet and China as a medicinal herb for many years.
Goji berry plants are fairly easy to grow once established, full sun to part shade remember these plants can reach 2-3m. A well drained humus rich soil is best, Goji Berry Palnts do not like wet feet. Reputed to be a rich source of Vitamin C.
Goji Berries are also claimed to be an antioxidant. The red fruit of the Goji Berry plant is said to be one of the richest source of carotenoids available. Originating in the Himalayas Goji means “happy”.
Goji Berry Plants are available for sale from the following nurseries and growers
412 James Lane, Fern Hill VIC. 3458 - Phone 0419002651
Large range of Rare plants, Climbers, Bulbs, Perennials Fruit Trees, Ornamental Trees and Shrubs. Available both Retail and by Mail Order
52 Rodd St Canowindra NSW 2804
An online nursery specialising in drought and frost tolerant perennials and fragrant, edible and herbs.