ACTINIDIA

Commonly known as Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit

Genus of about 55 species of mainly deciduous, twining climbers from lightly forested areas of eastern Asia.

Generally grown for Chinese gooseberries (kiwi fruits ) from A. deliciosa and as a variegated climber, A. kolomikta.

Further Reading....

  • 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
    Mainly deciduous
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - twining climbers grown for their sometimes scented flowers, ornamental foliage and fruits.
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    eastern Asia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Actinidia - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of ACTINIDIA

ACTINIDIA arguta 'Issai'

ACTINIDIA arguta 'Issai'

Tara vine

Clusters of extremely fragrant white flowers and yellow-green fruit. Self fertile

 
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ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Hayward'

ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Hayward'

Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit, Yangtoa

Female. If planted together with tomuri these varieties will produce edible fruits within 3-5 years outdoors in the uk

 
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ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Tomuri'

ACTINIDIA deliciosa 'Tomuri'

Chinese gooseberry, Kiwi fruit, Yangtoa

Male

 
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ACTINIDIA kolomikta

ACTINIDIA kolomikta

Variegated kiwi

In maturity leaves splashed pink & white

 
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ACTINIDIA pilosula

ACTINIDIA pilosula

Variegated kiwi

(now renamed a.tetramera var. Maloides)a rare species with more subtle colouring than kolomikta. White tips to the leaves with a hint of pink on some. Flowers are large pink bells.

 
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