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EDIBLES > HARDY MINI KIWI Actinidia 'Issai'
HARDY  MINI KIWI     Actinidia  'Issai'  

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Price: $12.00
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: AI200

HARDY

 

ACTINIDIA 'ISSAI'-   HAIR FREE MINI KIWI -  HAS GREAT NUTRITIONAL VALUE

 

NATIVE TO ASIA- HAS DEEP GREEN LEAVES & SCENTED FLOWERS .

GREAT SELF FERTILE, VIGOROUS VINE , THAT BEARS FRUIT THE FIRST YEAR AFTER PLANTING.

FRUIT IS HAIR FREE, VERY TASTY, MUCH SWEETER  &  SMALLER SIZED THAN  HAIRED VARIETY-( APPROX. 2-3"DIAMETER) . MAKES GREAT JAM AS WELL

MORE COMPACT VARIETY -DOES NOT NEED MALE & FEMALE PLANT FOR FRUITING.

VERY SPEEDY GROWER -

NEEDS 140 DAYS OF FROST FREE GROWING SEASON. -WINTER CHILL IS NECESSARY FOR FRUITING.

FLOWERS LATE  MAY / EARLY JUNE .

FRUIT RIPENS IN SEPT. SWEETEST  WHEN PICKED AFTER  FRUIT SOFTENED A BIT - BUT YOU CAN ALSO HARVEST HARDER FRUIT & PUT IN A PAPER BAG WITH AN APPLE & WILL RIPEN  IN A FEW DAYS.

Super easy to grow- provide some support

COLD HARDINESS: ZONE 5 ( MARGINAL IN ZONE 4)

MATURE  LENGTH 12-14 FT

DOES WELL IN PARTIAL SUN OR FULL SUN

FEEDING: USE FERTILIZER WITH HIGH NITROGEN CONTENT -SPECIALLY DURING FIRST HALF OF GROWING SEASON

CURRENTLY GROWING IN 4" POT

SHIPPED POTTED WHERE PERMITTED

 

 

More info on health benefits of KIWI:

 Great for the respiratory system

 

Nutrient: Value per 100 grams

  • Vitamin C: 75.0 mg
  • Vitamin A: 175 IU
  • Potassium: 332 mg
  • Calcium: 26 mg
  • Magnesium: 30 mg
  • Phosphorus: 40 mg
  • Iron: 0.41 mg
  • Sodium: 5 mg
  • Thiamin: 0.020 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.050 mg
  • Niacin: 0.500 mg
  • Protein: 0.99 g
  • Total lipid (fat): 0.44 g
  • Carbohydrate:14.88 g
  • Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Water: 83.05 g
  • Energy: 61 kcal

 

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