A Fruit Superhero—No Cape Required!
- SKU: 70842
- Zones: 5-9
- Height: 8 - 10 feet
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun
- Bloom Time: Early summer followed by sporadic blooming the rest of the growing season.
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- Botanical NameLycium barbarum
- Ships As2" POT
- Height8 - 10 feet
- Spacing5 - 8 feet
- Spread8 - 10 feet
- Light RequirementsFull Sun
- Foliage TypeMedium green to gray green leaves that are oblong to ovate shaped up to 2" in length.
- Bloom TimeEarly summer followed by sporadic blooming the rest of the growing season.
- Flower FormSmall clusters of funnel shaped blooms.
- Soil RequirementsPrefers well drained soil with moderate soil moisture, but will grow in any type of soil.
- Growth RateMedium
- PruningRemove dead or crossed branches in mid-spring. A heavy pruning can be done after fruiting to rejuvenate plants. Mid-spring; or after fruiting in late fall.
- Winter CareNone special.
- Additional InformationHarvest fruit when it is 80-90% ripe. Self pollinating. May take plants up to the third year to bear fruit.
- State RestrictionsAE AK AZ CA FL GU HI LA PR SC TX
- Planting InstructionsSet plant at same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly.
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered separately are typically shipped within 5 business days.
**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August
|1A-4B||4/30/18 - 6/22/18|
|5A||4/2/18 - 6/22/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/22/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/22/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/22/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 5/25/18|
|9A-10B||2/12/18 - 5/25/18|
|Last Order Date|| Zones 1-7: June 18th
Zones 8-10: May 21st
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.
Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.
For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.
After you place your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
Our regular shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $10.00||$8.95|
|$10.01 to $20.00||$9.95|
|$20.01 to $ 30.00||$10.95|
|$30.01 to $ 40.00||$12.95|
|$40.01 to $50.00||$14.95|