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  • From: mIEKAL aND <>
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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Goji Berry - Wolfberry - Lycium barbarum
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:55:10 -0500

I haven't been able to keep them alive here in sw Wisconsin. Each
year I plant a few and the following spring they are dead. They're
supposed to be cold hardy so not sure what the issue is. I have a few
of the One Green World variety and debating whether to sacrifice those
or keep them in pots.


On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 1:06 PM, Hansen,Richard Dean
<> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> They are incredibly easy to grow. The only cultivar I am aware of is
> crimson star and I believe One Green World and Raintree Nursery carry them.
> They are fairly productive but the BIRDS LOVE THEM! Even the goldfinches
> eat the green ones! My experience is that they must be netted or planted
> by the hundreds to get any fruit. I eat if right off the bush. The bush is
> not very attractive, but vigorous. You should have no problem. It is also
> easy to root by airlayering, by my experience.
> Richard
> Zone 6b-7

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