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As well as being attractive garden features, the grapevines in our range will ripen well in the UK climate and are perfect for desserts or making wine or juice. If you fancy growing kiwi fruits, try one of our varieties, which will produce bumper crops of juicy fruits. They need a sunny, sheltered position and are easy to grow and care for.
Aktinidia arguta, Kiwiberry, Tara vine
For something just as unique as our cucamelon but with the hardiness to return each summer with minimal care, Mini Kiwi Karawaja is the fruiting climber for you. Pick up to 500 grape sized fruits each summer. Unlike the traditional kiwi fruits, the little fruits of Karawaja are hairless and need no prep, simply eat from the plant, add them to fruit salads or try freezing them as fruity ice cubes for cocktails and juices. This hardy climber develops a decorative frame work over time, producing attractive foliage and flowers before fruits form and ripen for summer picking. Sweeter than other kiwis but still packed with juice, expect Karwaja to be the next must have fruit for gardens. Plant in soil under walls and fences or grow in our Tower Pot on patios and balconies. Kiwi 'Karawaja' is self fertile and does not require a pollinating partner. Height: 7m (23ft) Spread: 3.6m (12ft)More info
Actinidia deliciosa, Chinese GooseberryKiwi 'Jenny' is the only self-fertile, hardy kiwi variety in cultivation. A spectacular climber in its own right with red tipped, heart shaped foliage and the clusters of small white flowers in summer. The sweet egg shaped fruit can be harvested in August and September for a delicious freshly picked dessert. The ideal choice if you only have space for one of these spectacular climbers in your fruit garden. Height: 6m (20') Spread: 4m (13').
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.
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