General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 25 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Common names
  • Hardy Kiwi
  • Bower Actinidia
  • Tara Vine
  • Yang Tao

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Date: 2004-09-10
Credit USDA

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