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
How to care for Chinese Wolfberry
How often to water your Chinese Wolfberry
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 Washington, District of Columbia.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Water 0.5 cups every
Check the growing potential in your area
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Washington, District of Columbia
Finding light for Chinese Wolfberry in your home
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 Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.
Chinese Wolfberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
How to fertilize Chinese Wolfberry
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.
Chinese Wolfberry prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Chinese Wolfberry requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Chinese Wolfberry does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
USDA Hardiness Zone
Chinese Wolfberry can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Chinese Wolfberry
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Washington, District of Columbia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.