Actinidia chinensis

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 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 15 - 25 feet
Plant Spread: 15 - 25 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: Oblong to ovate, 2 - 3 inch, each containing numerous small black seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: White, fading to creamy yellow.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Edible Parts: Leaves
Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Days to germinate: 30 - 90 days.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

Discussion Threads about this plant
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which vine is this by Monikakawar Jun 8, 2018 4:34 PM 5
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