GOJI BERRY, WOLFBERRY, LUCIUM BARBARUM - organic seeds
Lycium barbarumLycium barbarum commonly known as wolfberry. Now better known as goji berry. Deciduous Shrub growing to 2.5 m.
Fruits can be eaten raw or cooked. The fruit is a berry about 2cm in diameter. It has a mild sweet liquorice flavour. Eat only fully ripe berries. Young shoots are cooked and used as a flavouring. The leaves are a tea substitute. Lycium barbarum has been used for centuries in China as a traditional medicinal and food supplement.
Seeds ripen from August to October in Europe. This shrub is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by bees.
Suitable for: sandy, loamy and clay soils, prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.
Packet 15 seeds