Rosy Crabapple Kiwi
Actinidia tetramera var. maloides
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ak-tih-NID-ee-uh teh-trah-MEE-ruh MAL-oy-deez|
|Average Size at Maturity||Twining stems quickly reach 10 to 25 ft. long, with support.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Green Wall, Privacy Screen, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Blackberry (Rubus); Grape (Vitis); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Pomegranate (Punica); Lavender (Lavandula)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9