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Hardy Kiwi

Actinidia arguta 'Issai'

A self pollinating plant that can produce as much as 150 pounds of fruit from one plant once established.

1) Dig a hole two times the width of the root ball, gently remove packing material from root ball.
2) Set root ball in hole, making top even with ground level, fill in around root ball with soil mix to ground level, water to settle mix and add more soil if needed.
3) Form a water basin around the plant with a mound of soil, water once again filling the water basin.
4) Add a ¼ inch layer of mulch to conserve moisture and water thoroughly once to two times weekly until plant is established.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Harvest early summer to fall

Mature Height:

180-240 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8 Find your zone

Exposure:

Partial Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Keep soil evenly moist, not overly wet and never completely dry. Issai will self-pollinate and produce fruit in 3-5 years. Kiwi vines need support so provide a stake or trellis in the pot.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well-drained soil in partial shade and preferably the north side of a building.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.