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Goji berries should be eaten every day. Unfortunately the only way to truly know what you're injesting is to grow them yourself.

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Goji Berry

Bigger Plants Produce 1st yr. not 4th

Size:  3 Gallon

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List: $99.95
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Planting Mix for Unusual Fruits
Planting Mix

Helps your Goji Berry get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Specially developed for plants that need a low pH. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels for acid loving plants. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$13.95
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Bird Netting
Bird Netting

Protect your investment from wildlife damage. This netting will prevent birds and other small wildlife from eating your fruits and berries before they are able to be harvested.

This lightweight bird netting is made from durable, U.V. protected polypropylene. It is virtually invisible once installed.


Bird Netting
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TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

DIEHARD Transplant
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Goji Berry
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.


DIEHARD Transplant
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Super Food that's Super Easy! Goji Berries (a.k.a. Wolfberries) are used throughout the Orient to treat a broad range of ailments and diseases. They are high in antioxidants, amino acids, essential fatty acids and are widely used to reduce inflammation.

Grow them yourself without  the chemicals. Most Goji Berries come from China where they're often treated with chemicals that have been long banned in the US. They can turn an incredibly healthy food into something toxic.

This is one of the easiest plants to grow organically. It's highly disease resistant and rarely bothered by insects. Even deer and rabbits leave it alone. There is no need for any chemicals or sprays. Just plant it and pick.

Don't baby your Gojis. They're naturally drought tolerant and like well draining soil. Thrives in zones 5-9, tolerating temps down to -18 F. Does well in the dry west or humid east. Likes containers or the ground. Goji will grow in sun or partial shade, but your harvest will be greater with more sun.

Pick $175 worth of Berries each year from a single plant! A mature plant will produce almost 7 lbs of berries under good conditions. We don't know of any other fruit plant that has this incredible of a payback. Plus it continues to produce year after year.

Eat Goji Berries all year long. Your berries get sweeter the longer you leave them on the bush and will be much tastier than what you buy in the store. Eat them fresh, juice them, freeze them or dry them on newspaper. Most people prefer to eat their berries like raisins. Grow several plants and enjoy healthy Goji Berries all throughout the year.

Plant your Gojis every 2 ft. They grow into viney bushes. Some people grow them on a trellis. They are self pollinating, but do better with additional companions.

Don't wait on tiny, seed grown plants. Goji has to grow a full root system before you get much top growth. Some nurseries sell 1 quart containers, also referred to as 3.5 or 4 inch pots. These are quicker and cheaper for them to grow, but require you to wait as much as an extra year for a reasonable harvest. Plus you get a small plant that is not as hardy. Our 1 trade gallon plant is 3-4 times larger, and will typically fruit within the first year.

Why do some Gojis Take 3-5 Years Longer to Fruit? Some nurseries grow from seed. These plants will take 3-5 years to mature in order to produce berries. We don't grow from seed. Your Gojis are started from cuttings taken from mature plants. So your Goji thinks it should be producing berries right away. This natural process is thousands of years old and is used by organic farms. It takes more work on our part... but you get better tasting berries, years sooner. And a plant you will be much happier with.

Your Goji from Fast Growing Trees arrives ready for explosive growth. Order now while larger sizes are still available.




Growing Zones: 5-9

Mature Height: 8-10 ft.
Mature Width: 8-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Lycium barbarum
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 5-9
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 5-9
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It's Easy to Plant your Goji Berry

Specific Directions for Goji Berry

Your Goji plant likes to be slightly alkaline, so avoid manure, peat, compost or expensive Miracle Grow mixes. You can mulch with wood chips, but avoid pine needles.

You can blend your native dirt with bagged topsoil. If you pot your plants... just mix top soil with a little perlite for drainage.

Be careful not to over-water your plants. If you're unsure, then stick your finger about 1 inch into the soil. When it feels dry, you can water. If your plants begin to wilt, it is likely a sign of over-watering.


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Goji Berry .

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Goji Berry gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Goji Berry again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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I ordered two Goji plants. They arrived on August 28th and looked really poor with only a few leaves on each plant. Planted in larger pots and set them in the sun after four days under a grow lamp. It is now September 21st and they have recovered wonderfully. They are full of leaves and I can see three berries starting to grow. I am very satisfied with their progress.
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December 31, 2012
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1 year ago
Growth Rate
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Hardiness
Tender
 
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Pleased so far
Got the plant quickly. Put it in a commercial potting mix and plant didn't thrive for a month. Decided to add some crushed limestone to up the ph and that did the trick. Anyone else with this experience?
Bought several root stock from other suppliers and they were a flop. Buy from this outfit and you won't be disappointed.
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October 6, 2014
From Oakfield, TN, US
Growing Zone:
7
Goji did great 1 couple of months
Then in August the leaves started turning a more yellow and staying that way. I have one where the leave stayed green on 50% of the plant. Don't know what the cause is
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September 24, 2014
Purchased
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
4
Growing nicely
I am not really familiar with the Goji Berry and I am looking forward to it fruiting next year. It arrived very quickly and packing with my blueberry plants was out standing. Looked like they had just been dug up the same morning they arrived.

Fast Growing deserves 5 stars on all points in my book.
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September 20, 2014
FL, US
Purchased
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
4
Fifty-Fifty
I bought two of these plants and planted them side by side, about 20" apart. One thrived and is doing well. The other one died not long after planting, I have no idea why since both were treated exactly the same way. I also put two blueberry bushes in the same row and those grew, one better than the other, but none of these 4 plants had very many berries. Maybe next year.
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September 20, 2014
From Tunkhannock, PA, US
Purchased
3 months ago
Superfood in my backyard
I have had this bush for only a few months and it has grown a lot and (unexpectedly) produced a few berries the first summer. I expect lots of berries next summer. It is asy to care for and produces easy-to-pick fruit.

About the berries: I didn't care for the taste. We found them bitter. I don't know if that's because of the soil, the transplanting, or it's the normal taste. But I grow them because they are considered a superfood. They are small, like pills, so I just swallow them with water.

Dried Goji products are expensive, so having this fresh, wholesome superfood in my backyard is awesome.
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September 12, 2014
Purchased
4 months ago
Beautiful Plant
I am excited to get berries coming from the plant. None as of yet, but it is its first life at my house, so we will see!! I am hopeful! One plant has flowers and the other has never had flowers or buds, but is three times bigger. Hmmmmmm
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September 2, 2014
Purchased
4 months ago
I have never herd of this plant until I came on here, I am so excitided to try the fruit and have a vitamin inriitched fruit to give to my Family. Thank you for providing it to me and I would recommend it to others
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December 31, 2012
I ordered two of these plants and they are a good size. I would definately recommend and I would order again in the future. I hear that the fruit is very good for your health and good to make juice so I can't wait to try it.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
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Can goji berries grow in pots on a patio? If so what size?
A shopper on Aug 2, 2014
What is the variety of this gogi?
A shopper on Jun 4, 2014
Best Answer: The Goji Berry variety is Lycium barbarum.
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I live in zone 4, will this plant grow here if I bring it in during winter?
Barb G on May 30, 2014
Best Answer: I live on Long Island, I've kept the plant indoors by the window since purchasing in October. It has a ton of leaves now, but no berries yet. Just happy that its still alive :)
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What appears to be the berry unfolds into a flower; when will the berry appear?
carolyn p on Aug 21, 2014
Best Answer: this is the second year for my Goji plants. I have not had any berries yet. They blossm a lot but do not put on fruit. I do not recommend Fast Growing Trees for good plants, they sent me smaller plants than I ordered and did not refund the different in price.
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Do gojis require the acid planting mix, or the tropical mix?
d f on Jul 1, 2014
Best Answer: Goji Berry likes an alkaline soil with a pH of 8.2 - 8.6 so don't use an acid planting mix. For an abundant crop, apply a fertilizer formulated for flowering woody plants in early spring, just as new growth begins. Rose fertilizer is an excellent, readily available choice. Go easy on the fertilizer; they do well with very little
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What growing zone is Missoula,Montana? I started from seed in February and now are 4 feet tall and have many branches.
GARY M on Sep 18, 2014
Best Answer: Missoula, MT is zone 5.
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When to pick berries ?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2014
Best Answer: As with any fruit, I like to pick them when they come off easily with little pulling. My plant was transplanted in the spring, and I got a few berries in mid-summer. I don't know if mid-summer is the normal harvest time. I didn't even expect berries this first year, but when I saw them, they seemed ripe and easy to pick.
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How can I grow this bush in Minnesota? I REALLY NEED THIS STUFF
Glenn S on Jul 17, 2014
Best Answer: Unfortunately Minnesota gets a little too cold for the Goji Berry.
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What is the best way to support or brace goji berry trees?
Eddie on Jul 13, 2014
Best Answer: The best way to support your tree would be by staking it up with a simple tree staking kit.
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I live in Houston, Texas. Is there any problem in planting the goji in July?

How big do the plants get?
Rod C on Jun 26, 2014
Best Answer: Goji Berries get 8 - 10 ft tall and 8 to 10 ft tall. It would be better to plant it in the fall once Houston cools off.
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do you have a risk free for this plant?
A shopper on Jun 18, 2014
Best Answer: I'm not exactly sure what you mean by a risk free, but we do stand behind our products and offer an optional one year warranty.

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/Guarantee.htm
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Im in Wichita KS will they grow well out here? and when should I grow the goji plant
jimmy on Oct 28, 2014
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why don't you ship to az?
no w on Oct 18, 2014
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Will Goji Berry grows abundantly in Idaho Falls?
Angela A on Sep 1, 2014
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I buy goji berry plant 2 years ago on this site fast growing trees,,, flowering a lot ,but NO fruit yet . Why?
Iana B on Aug 24, 2014
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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

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Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





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Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.