KIWI

VARIETIES

ACTINIDIA ARGUTA: ISSAI
ISSAI
Seasonal Availability: 1 Gal - $40
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: Moderate. Ideal trellised container plant.Drought Tolerance: No, avoid water logging.
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: -5'C (23'F)Min Temp Tolerated: -10'C (14'F)
Fruit Colour: Light GreenHarvest: Sept-OctYear(s) to bear fruit: 2-3
Prop. Method: Cutting/TCFertility: Self-fertileChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: This self-fertile hardy kiwi is less vigorous than other kiwi's, which enables it to be grown in gardens with limited space. As a patio plant, requires support, set outside during the summer and move indoors in the winter. Has been known to fruit in its first year. Blossom in spring with fall fruiting. Bite sized 'fuzz' free fruit.
ACTINIDIA ARGUTA: PROLIFIC
PROLIFIC
Seasonal Availability: 1 Gal - $40
Sunlight: FullGrowth Rate: Moderate. Ideal trellised container plant.Drought Tolerance: No, avoid water logging.
Full Size (WxH): 3m x 3mIdeal Min Temp: -5'C (23'F)Min Temp Tolerated: -10'C (14'F)
Fruit Colour: Reddish/VioletHarvest: July-SeptYear(s) to bear fruit: 1-2
Prop. Method: Cutting/TCFertility: Self fertileChill Hours Required: 150 hrs below 10'C (50'F)
Description: A self-pollinating variety that is early ripening and produces abundant crops of sweet and tasty fruit, flavourful with reddish/violet on the skin and flesh when ripe. They can be grown in different types of soils; however, the soil must be well drained. These Kiwi have smooth-skinned fruits, so there is no need to peel. Fruits vary in size and are similar to several varieties of grapes. Can bear fruit the first year after planting. It produces fruit in late summer to early fall, great for fresh eating.

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