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Actinidia arguta VITIKIWI ® (self-fertile) (female)

Vitikiwi Hardy Kiwi Vine, Vitikiwi Self-pollinating Kiwi

Main interest:
bright red prized fruits in abundance
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade
Soil humidity:
moist soil
Growth type:
vine
Flower colour:
white
Fragrance:
Mildly fragrant
Flowering period:
June
Foliage:
red brown stems and dark green leaves
USDA Hardiness:
zone 5b: -26 °C (-15 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 9 ft (2.7 m) width: 20 ft (6 m)
Use:
patio overhead, trellis, fence, wall, arbour

Actindia arguta aslo known as Tara Vine, Bower Actinidia or Mini Kiwi, displays an attractive red stems with green foliage combinaison all summer long. Fruits reach up to 3,5cm in length and 2,5cm in width. Their skin and flesh are green. VITIKIWI® is a parthenocarpic variety (it is capable of inducing fruit production without fertilisation of its ovules by a male variety). As such it is considered a self-pollinating kiwi cultivar that do not necessarily requires separate male pollinator for fruit production. However, especially in hardiness zone 5b, it will improve its yield to be planted near a male variety.

In order to pollinate 6 to 8 female Kiwi plants one male Kiwi plant is required. We recommend to plant one of the following male varieties alongside your female Kiwi plants: Actinidia arguta ‘Weiki M’, Actinidia arguta ‘Meader’ or Actinidia arguta ‘Andrew’. This variety can withstand temperatures as low as -26 °. VITIKIWI® is a slightly hardier than the other self-pollinating variety ‘Issaï’.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

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Also known as: Tara Vine, Bower Actinidia, Saru-nashi Vine, Mini Kiwi, Kiwi Grape, Baby Kiwifruit, Kiwi Berries, Saru-nashi Vine, Northern Kiwi, Siberian Kiwi, Siberian Gooseberry, Dessert Kiwi, Cocktail Kiwi

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