Issai Hardy Kiwi is a fuzzless, small, fruit can be eaten like a grape without peeling. Very high in Vitamin C. New growth tender to frost, but recovers quickly. 800 chill hours needed. Self-fruitful. Kiwi vines are 1-2 feet in height when shipped. Important planting tip: Planting depth must be where roots flair out. Do not plant any deeper they will not survive.
Hardy Kiwi -Actinidia arguta
Hardy to -25 degrees Fahrenheit. Vine is vigorous, leaves are smaller than the fuzzy Kiwi. Fruit is smooth, thin skinned (can be eaten like a grape), and lime green inside. Both kiwis are pest-free, long-lived and fruit keeps very well. Both fuzzy and hardy kiwis need well drained soil to survive.
Growing Issai Self-Fertile Hardy Kiwi
USDA Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Years to Bear:1-3 years
Recommended Spacing:4-6 ft.
Mature Size:4-6 ft.
Water Requirements:4-12 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped:Small bush
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