- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-8
- Height 10-12 Feet Tall
- Spread 5-7 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
The Big Lifeberry Goji Berry is a goji berry shrub that produces the largest goji berries available. It has small purple flowers that start in early summer and eventually turn into the berries. It also does not require a pollinator, which is very nice for gardens with limited space. The botanical name is Lycium barbarum 'SMNDBL'. The Big Lifeberry Goji Berry is deciduous, meaning that the leaves fall off each winter, and come back in the spring. There are purple colored flowers that bloom during summer. The flowers bloom on new wood, which mean the flower buds are grown on branches that are part of the new growth of the plant. The Big Lifeberry Goji Berry will also attract birds & many other pollinator when in bloom!
In garden planters, use this in the thriller role. Those are plants with drama and that add height or a vertical element to the combination. These are typically in the center or the back of the container. Plant these in a location that gets over 6 hours of sunlight per day, and in well drained soil. These are large shrubs, so pick out a location or planter large enough to fit it. The Big Lifeberry Goji Berry typically grows 10-12 feet tall, and 5-7 feet wide. For best plant health and results, space these plants 5-7 feet apart, center on center. The growth habit is mounded & trailing. The Big Lifeberry Goji Berry is winter hardy & summer tolerant in growing zones 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b.
Big Lifeberry Goji Berry Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8|
|Flower Color(s): Purple Flowers|
|Bloom Period: Early to Late Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green Foliage|
|Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height: 10-12 Feet Tall|
|Spread: 5-7 Feet Wide|
|Spacing: 5 Feet Center on Center|
|Habit: Mounding Trailing|
|Blooms On: New Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Big Lifeberry® Lycium barbarum 'SMNDBL'|
|Common Name: Big Lifeberry Goji Berry|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.