Stardust Purple Goji Berry
A unique cross, and the first we’ve seen between the black goji (Lycium ruthenicum) and the golden goji (Lycium barbarum), Stardust Purple Goji Berry produces beautiful purple speckled fruits that are delicious and nutritious! The beautiful berry laden bushes resemble a goji galaxy when they peak. Sure to become as essential a cultivar in the berry patch as Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust” is to the Great American Songbook.
Latin Name: Lycium barbarum x ruthenicum
Site and Soil: Full to half-day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Goji is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Goji is hardy to minus 20° F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6-8 ft. in height
Bloom Time: Late spring
Ripening Time: Late Summer through Fall
Yield: Up to 1 quart
Pests & Diseases: Goji is not bothered by pests or diseases
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: 3, 9, 14, 18-20
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed