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Scientific Name: Actinidia kolomikta
Pronunciation: ak-tih-NID-ee-uh koh-loh-MIK-tuh
Common Name: actinidia
Family Name: Actinidiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Vine or climber
Key ID Features: New stems pubescent; leaves green, white, pink. Winter ID: rough brown bark; buds tiny, circular, raised.
Course(s): HORT 2355, Level 4 Apprenticeship, CLT Training


Habit: Spreading
Form: Climbing
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:5 - 7m
Spread:5 - 7m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Alkaline, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Screening, Spring interest, Tall background
Additional Info: Google
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Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Summer: Green, Pink
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acuminate
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): Not showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun
Additional Info: dioecious plant

 
Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Green, Yellow
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Not showy, fruit is edible
 
Bark Morphology: Prominent lenticels, Multi-stem trunk
Bark or Stem Colour: Red, Brown
  
Leaf Bud Type: Ovoid
Leaf Scar Shape:Round


Propagation: Softwood cuttings, Grafting
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
 
Location(s):
(MCF) Main Courtyard Fountain : 692
(TFL) Turf Field Lab
(TFLW) Turf Field Lab West
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