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Kiwi

Botanical Name
Actinidia
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8
Height
15 to 20 feet
Width
6 to 10 feet
Flowers
April thru June: white, fragrant, hidden by foliage
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • When planting for fruit, plant one male for every three to four females
  • If growing for foliage look for male plants; showy purplish, white, pink foliage looks best with light shade
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Actinidia kolomikta 'Arctic Beauty' - cold hardy, leaves emerge purple and age to pink, white and green
  • A. kolomikta 'Krupnopladnaya' - large red tinged foliage
  • Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - less ornamental but produces more fruit, this cultivar is self-fruitful eliminating the need for male and female plants to get fruit

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