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Manchurian Gooseberry

Actinidia kolomikta

Also known as

Kolomikta, Michurin Actinidia

Actinidia kolomikta by Ralf Roletschek (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

10 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Overview

Deciduous twining climber species with a vigorous growth habit. This plant is typically grown for its attractive foliage. It produces ovate leaves, coloured green with silver at the tips, this silver develops into a very attractive pink colouration with maturity. Flowers are white and cup-shaped, with male and female flowers produced on individual plants. These develop into green, oval-shaped, edible fruits.