Hardy Kiwi, Bower Actinidia, Tara Vine, Kiwi Berry Actinidia arguta

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Botanical Name:

Actinidia arguta

Family:

Actinidiaceae

Genus:

Actinidia

Species:

arguta

Common Name:

Hardy Kiwi, Bower Actinidia, Tara Vine, Kiwi Berry

Seeds Per Pound:
267,059
Quantity:
1.35 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
83
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-50 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 1.35 lb
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Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Actinidia arguta ( hardy kiwi ) is a perennial vine native to Korea , Northern China , and Russian Siberia , producing a small fruit resembling the kiwifruit . more...
* This is a climbing plant, supporting itself by twining around branches etc.
* A very hardy plant, tolerating temperatures down to -30°c or more, but the young spring growth is susceptible to frost damage.
* The fruit can be eaten raw, cooked or dried for later use. Sweeter than A. deliciosa, the kiwi fruit, the skin is smooth and can be eaten with the fruit.
* The fruit contains up to 5 times the vitamin C content of blackcurrants. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov