Lycium barberum GOJI /WOLFBERRIES

Deep Rooted Orchards decided to grow Goji berries because it has been used for thousand years in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in China and other Asian countries as foods to promote health and as drugs to treat diseases. It has been claimed this important medicinal crop is the reliable source of compounds with valuable nutritional and bioactive properties which can also provide industrial sustainability in organic life.

The fruits are red like a tomato, with a green calyx near the stem. Seeds are small and edible, like tomato seeds. Flowers have purple color which fades to yellow.

One of the most important reasons for the popularity of wolfberries the fact that they contain a high concentration of an antioxidant called Zeaxanthin. According to numerous studies, a diet that contains wolfberry can increase a person’ zeaxanthin levels by as much as 26. Wolfberry is frequently added to soups, and herbal teas, and is also popularly soaked in wines alone or together with other TCM ingredients to make functional wines. Based on TCM view, wolfberry is used in treating yin deficiency in the liver and kidney. The dried fruit is commonly used in TCM preparations at a dose of 6-15 g, taken twice or thrice daily. Wolfberry can also be a part of a mix of Chinese herbs that is ground to a fine powder and used in honey pills. Nutricosmetics are used for the promotion of skin and hair health. Wolfberry root bark is used for treating inflammation and certain skin diseases.

Deep Rooted Orchards used the following products to grow out amazing Wolf Berries that produced fruit the very first year and kept producing berries late into November. The goal is the same to show that this plant is a value for any gardener and all-around plant for sustainable living in any locations that this plant can grow.

Bacillus subtilis, bacillus megaterium bacillus methylotrophicus bacillus vallismortis bacillus lichenformis brevbacillus brevis paenibacillus dendritiformis, bacillus stratosphericus Trichoderma harzianum is an effective biocontrol agent for several plant fungal diseases. Trichoderma spp is known worldwide as an effective biocontrol agent that can target many different pathogenic microorganisms in the soil. This series also enhances plant resistance to disease, provides the best plant growth, and development, which leads to increased yields. Trichoderma spp is used in sustainable disease management systems to control plant diseases.

Rhizophagus irregularis (previously known as Glomus intraradices) is an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus used as a soil inoculant in agriculture and horticulture.

Humic acid fertilizer is recognized as a green organic fertilizer, which has a beneficial effect on improving the soil. It increases the effectiveness of microbial content in the soil.