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Last updated 26/3/20 10:28.
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.
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