Bower Actinidia, Hardy Kiwi, Tara Vine, Yang Tao 'Ananasnaja'

Actinidia arguta

Family: Actinidiaceae (ak-tin-id-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Actinidia (ak-tih-NID-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: arguta (ar-GOO-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Ananasnaja
Additional cultivar information:(aka Anna, Ananasnaya)

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Vines and Climbers

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Deciduous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Graham, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Actinidia arguta 'Ananasnaja' FEMALE HARDY KIWI Dec (z5) (Ed,Fra)
Its dense glossy-grn leaves make this vigorous vine useful in the yard,its 1" sweet fig-like fr makes it useful in the kitchen for preserves. S/M

Neutral

On Apr 2, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Hardy to minus 25 F. Smaller fruits than fuzzy kiwi, but sweeter, smooth skinned and much earlier ripening. Produces fruit in large clusters. Vigorous growth, pretty, fragrant flowers. Sun or shade tolerant. Pollinated by male hardy kiwi.

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