Kiwi - Actinidia deliciosa 'Jenny'
Kiwi prefer full sun and rich soil for the best fruit production, though it is tolerant of part shade. The ‘Jenny’ is self pollinating, but will produces more fruit when a male (Actinidia deliciosa male ) is present. Its blooms are yellow and very fragrant. The ‘Jenny’ is a hardy, fuzzy kiwi that is an egg shaped brown fruit with a sweet/tart flavor. Its fruit is very similar to what you would see in a store. Kiwi are fairly maintenance free once established.
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 0ºf -10ºf.
USDA zone: 7-11. Find your zone here.
Light: Full to part sun.
Fruit: Brown fruit with light green flesh.
Bearing age: 2-3 years, 50 lbs. of fruit per plant.
Pollination requirements: Self fertile but does much better with a Fuzzy Male to set fruit.
The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) 'Jenny' Kiwi, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 1-2 years old and 1'-3' tall.
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