Actinidia Arguta Male
The Actinidia arguta, male, is the pollinator for the Actinidia arguta female and the Actinidia arguta ‘Issai’. You will need the Male if you would like fruit to produce on the female and the Issai. It is a fast growing vine, hardy down to -30°F, and beautiful with white/yellow flowers. Kiwis can tolerate partial shade, but they do better in full sun. Does best in well drained soil.
Although this male kiwi does not fruit, kiwi yields can be up to 50 pounds per plant. Generally, Kiwi needs to be 2-3 years old before they set fruit. Our plants are usually 1-2 years old when we sell them. Kiwi plants shipped Fall through Spring may be dormant and with out leaves.
Height: Twining vine or climbing shrub reaching 30 ft but can be kept smaller with some pruning.
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -30f.
USDA zone: 5-11. Find your zone here.
Light: Full to part sun.
Pollination requirements: This is the male kiwi that will pollinate the female kiwi.
The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) Actinidia arguta Male, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 1-2 years old and 2'-3' tall.
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