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Kiwi Fruit Female
Actinidia deliciosa - Chinese Gooseberry
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Grow delicious Kiwifruit in your own backyard and enjoy fresh meals and snacks every day. Kiwifruit, or Chinese gooseberry, is the edible berry of several species of woody vines in the genus Actinidia. The most common cultivar group of kiwifruit is oval, about the size of a large hen's egg. It has a fibrous, dull greenish brown skin and bright green or golden flesh with rows of tiny, black, edible seeds.

Size — 140mm
Frost Tolerant
Flower Colour — White
Fruiting Period — March, April, May
Flowering Period — Summer
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice A dioecious plant, both male and female plants are required for pollination. One male will pollinate up to five females.
Watering needs

Keep the soil evenly moist. Consistent moisture is the key to good fruit production.

 
Pruning Advice

Prune this plant back vigorously, every winter. Once fruit has set, remove whippy growth regularly to redirect energy into the developing fruit which will ripen in autumn.