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Actinidia arguta 'Issai'
Common Name: Female Hardy Kiwi Family: Actinidiaceae (The Actinidia Family)

Actinidia arguta 'Issai'
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Notes:
'Issai' is self-fertile hardy kiwi that does not require a pollinator. Sweet green fruits to 1 3/4 inches. Actinidia arguta produce fragrant greenish white flowers followed by small, grape-sized fruit with smooth skin with a taste similar to but often sweeter than the large, fuzzy kiwis found in grocery stores which come from Actinidia deliciosa. A mature vine can produce 50-100 pounds of fruit per year. Harvest in fall.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
North Central and Eastern Asia
Native Habitat:
Woodlands, mountain forests, streamsides and moist locations in eastern Asia, China and Japan.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeVine  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height10-15'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread5-8'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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