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Nicollas

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Re: Goji
« Reply #15 on: 2021-05-20, 10:33:17 AM »
Here is a good document about use of a lot of lycium species

The genus Lycium as food and medicine: a botanical, ethnobotanical and
historical review

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Re: Goji
« Reply #16 on: 2021-05-21, 06:59:20 AM »
That’s a great document, thank you for bringing to attention !

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Re: Goji
« Reply #17 on: 2021-05-21, 10:22:51 AM »
It lacks only an hardiness estimation

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Re: Goji
« Reply #18 on: 2021-05-23, 04:17:37 PM »
Not sure if this helps (as they are shut down for the summer) but I was going through Sacred Succulents website and noted that they have Andean goji, if that is of interest to you.

Lycium tenuispinosum? BK151015.6 “Andean Gojiberry”

Solanaceae. Attractive thorned shrub to 3′. Tiny deciduous semi-succulent leaves have an alluring balsam scent. Purple-white flowers and small yellow-orange edible berries. Growing in mixed dry forest with Trichocereus terscheckii, Geoffroa decorticans, Aspidosperma quebrach-blanco, Acacia gilliesii, Bulnesia, Caesalpinia, Prosopis, etc., near La Vina, Salta, Argentina, near 4500′. Endemic to Argentina. Z9a/b? 10 seed $4
3  ~  12″+ plants 3 years old $17.50 each

http://sacredsucculents.com/

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Re: Goji
« Reply #19 on: 2021-05-27, 02:03:08 PM »
I grew Chilean goji (L. chilense) in North Carolina, and found it surprisingly tolerant of an Appalachian climate.  Good size berries.  I only found medicinal references for it though, and it was a bit more susceptible to powdery mildew than I’d like.