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Goji (The Living Centre)

$12.00

3 in stock

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Product Description

Fruit – raw or cooked. The fruit is a berry about 2cm in diameter. A mild sweet liquorice flavour. Only the fully ripe fruits should be eaten. Young shoots – cooked. Used mainly as a flavouring, they can also be lightly cooked for 3 – 4 minutes and used as a vegetable, the flavour is somewhat cress-like but has also been described as peppermint-like. The leaves wilt rapidly once they have been harvested. Some caution is advised, see notes at top of the page. The leaves are a tea substitute.

Additional Information

Latin Name

Lycium sp.

Family

Solanaceae

Size at Maturity

8’x4′

USDA Zone

Zone 6

Native Habitat

Hedges, waste places.

Pollination Requirements

Self-fertile

Variety

An unknown selection propogated from the Living Centre.

Description

A bit thorny and tall.

Size of plant for sale

Small pot

Description source:

Plants for a Future: http://www.pfaf.org/

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