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kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Geneva'

Actinidia arguta 'Geneva'

kiwi berry, hardy kiwi (bower actinidia, tara vine) 'Geneva'

Actinidia arguta 'Geneva'

Decoration form edible fruits, leaves
Color of flowers white
Flowering month V, VI V, VI
Evergreen plant no
Density on 1 m2
Annual growth 2-3 m
Aspect sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun
Frost hardiness 5 - 8 Zones 5 - 8

An American, early blooming prolific female cultivar bearing tasty fruits (Mini Kiwi): sweet, with a honey flavour and aroma, and a smooth, edible skin. Medium-sized roundish berries, with a reddish-brown bloom when in full sun, ripen during September and October. After maturing they soften quickly. It starts bearing fruit in its third or fourth year after planting. Sustains frosts up to –30oC. Warm sheltered site and moderately moist, fertile soil are needed. Actinidia climb by twining, it’s suitable for growing over various supports, arbours, pergolas and trellises or may be trained on wires stretched across the poles. Particularly useful for house gardens, garden plots and production plantations.