||Actinidia arguta 'Issai'
||Issai Self-Fruitful Kiwi
Self fruiting. Popular, as it is one of the hardiest and because it bears both male and female flowers, allowing for easy fruit production. Smaller than fuzzy kiwi, often sweeter. Smooth skin, no fuzz. Cold hardy. Very high in vitamin C.
Kiwifruit vine is a vigorous, deciduous, woody-stemmed, climbing vine with broad, heart-shaped leaves. Attractive twining stems with fragrant clusters of cup-shaped, creamy-white flowers delight in late spring. Delicious fruit in late summer.
||Less acidic, smaller and sweeter. No fuzz. No need to peel!
||Twining, climbing vine
||Early Summer: Fragrant, creamy white blooms; open white, fade to buff
||Late summer to early fall
||Full sun (minimum six hours)
||Kiwi can be grown in a wide range of soils, as long as the soil is well drained. Kiwis need a good deal of water for healthy growth; do not let the vines dry out.
|Planting and Care Tip:
||Choose a planting site that is protected from strong winds.