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Actinidia tetramera var. maloides
Common Name: Rosy Crabapple Kiwi Family: Actinidiaceae (The Actinidia Family)

Actinidia tetramera var. maloides
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This rare kiwi has deep green leaves tipped with white that are useful fro brightening part shade areas. In spring the stems are adorned with rose-pink, saucer-shaped flowers. This is a male clone so no fruit is produced. A fast-growing vine, it will reach 10-25 feet in a few years so give it a little space or grow it up a large hedge or into a tree.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Mountain forests, thickets, moist places; 1100-2700 metres.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeVine  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height15-25'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread5-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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