Traditionally the goji berry plant is pruned in the end of the winter when there is no sap movement and the plant is sleeping. For higher yield and fruit quality additional summer pruning File Size: KB. Young goji berry shrubs need only light pruning each spring to remove any dead and damaged wood and reduce the stems to the space available. Gojis fruit on last yearâ s wood, but removing a few of the oldest stems each year will help to keep the plant bushcutter.buzzg: Roswell GA.
Jun 30, There are several ways of pruning the goji berry plant. TIP: Our expert gardening advisor, Susan Patterson adds,"Always use sterile pruning shears when trimming bushes." One way is to allow the plant to grow wild and tall for 12 full bushcutter.buzzg: Roswell GA. Trim off the actively growing tips during the summer so the plant begins to grow fruiting branches from the sides. Goji berries are produced most heavily on new bushcutter.buzzg: Roswell GA.