Rosy Crabapple Kiwi

Actinidia tetramera var. maloides

SKU
05641
This kiwi vine is rarely seen in American gardens! Its white-tipped, deep green leaves brighten a semi-shaded trellis or arbor. In the spring, a showy display of rose-pink, saucer-shaped flowers appears along the stems. No fruit is produced, since this is a male clone. Twining stems require support. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationak-tih-NID-ee-uh teh-trah-MEE-ruh MAL-oy-deez
Average Size at MaturityTwining stems quickly reach 10 to 25 ft. long, with support.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseEspalier, Green Wall, Privacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Prefers a well-drained, fertile soil. Provide shelter from wind. Needs some shade in hotter regions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Requires support - ideally by tying new growth into a framework as it appears.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9

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