Opitz Hardy Kiwi (Male)

$29.95

Opitz Hardi Kiwi (Male) (Actinidia arguta) is a captivating plant that stands out with its vigorous growth and essential role in ensuring fruitful kiwi harvests. Its dense foliage offers shade and beauty, making it a decorative addition to gardens. Known for its adaptability and resilience to diseases, this plant is a reliable choice for kiwi cultivation. With the Opitz Hardi Kiwi, every garden becomes a symphony of support and charm.

1-2′ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Soil pH: 5.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 10-15′ tall, 80-90′ wide
Plant Spacing: 10-15′ apart
Growth Habit: Vining
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Pollinates female plants
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Greenish-white

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Pseudomonas Syringae (Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae): Moderately Resistant
Phytophthora Root Rot (Phytophthora cactorum): Moderately Resistant
Botrytis Cinerea (Botrytis cinerea): Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe necator): Moderately Resistant
Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus urticae): Moderately Resistant
Aphids (Aphidoidea): Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Vining
Foliage Color: Green
Lifespan: 30-50 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to East Asia
Nitrogen Fixing: No