AWARD

ACTINIDIA kolomikta

Commonly known as Variegated kiwi

In maturity leaves splashed pink & white
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ACTINIDIA kolomikta

 
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  • Deciduous
    Ovate-oblong, dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long, purple-tinged when young becoming variegated with white and pink in the top half.
  • Height
    5m (16ft) or more.
  • Climber Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Twining climber. Produces clusters of 3 flowers 2cm (¾in) across followed on female plants by smooth, oblong, yellow-green fruit.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Against a wall
    Or into a tree.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin
    eastern Asia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Actinidia - Care Guide

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