Plant Care Chinese Wolfberry

Chinese Wolfberry

Also known as

Chinese wolfberry, Chinese boxthorn, Himalayan goji, Tibetan goji, mede berry, barbary matrimony vine, red medlar, matrimony vine, Duke of Argyll's tea tree, Duke of Argyll's tea plant, Murali and Goji berry plant

Taxonomy

Lycium barbarum
Lycium
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Chinese Wolfberry

Water

How often to water your Chinese Wolfberry

Water needs for Chinese Wolfberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Chinese Wolfberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Chinese Wolfberry

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Chinese Wolfberry in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

22% Very Low

Growing Chinese Wolfberry in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Chinese Wolfberry in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 26th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Minneapolis is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …

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Light needs for plant Chinese Wolfberry in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight will increase by 44.9% ☀️

January 28th, 2023

Minneapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to increase by 44.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.0 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Chinese Wolfberry in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

January 24th, 2023

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 5.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Chinese Wolfberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Wolfberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chinese Wolfberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

Chinese Wolfberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Wolfberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chinese Wolfberry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Chinese Wolfberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Chinese Wolfberry

Chinese Wolfberry

Chinese Wolfberry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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