Goji Berry 'Firecracker'
Lycium barbarum 'Firecracker'
Purple blooms in late Spring to early Summer. Produces Orangy-Red berries in late Summer to early Autumn. The berries have a sweet & slightly tangy taste. Berries are said to be extremely healthy.
The ideal soil pH for growing gojis ranges from 6.5 to 7.5. Plant the shrubs in fertile, well-drained soil. Full sun is best, but gojis will tolerate some shade.
*Deer may graze the fruit*
Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC (336) 857-2131
|Height||5' - 6'|
|Spread||6' - 8'
|Primary Foliage Color||Green|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Brown; sheds leaves in winter
|Flowering Season||Spring to Summer|
|Berries||Orangy-Red (late Summer or early Autumn harvest)|
|Sun Preferences||Full sun
|Water Preferences||Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.|
|Cold Hardiness Zone||5 - 9|