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Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 x 2 litre potted kiwi plant £16.99 Despatch: by end of September
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
Kiwi '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.
Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.


Kitchen Garden, Walls And Fences

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 600cm (236.2in)

Up to 400cm (157.5in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

1 X 2 Litre Potted Kiwi Plant (T14292)

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Feed and water regularly until fully established, particularly during hot dry periods. Train the stems onto their supports. In autumn apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost to the base of the plant.


Prune kiwi fruit plants in winter. In the first two years, prune plants to create an espalier framework of one permanent leading stem and two horizontal stems. Cut back the leading shoot to maintain it within the allotted space. Fruit is formed on the previous year's wood, and also on fruit spurs created by cutting back side shoots on horizontal stems to 3 or 4 buds. Overcrowded side shoots can be thinned out to allow light and air around the developing fruit. Plants may take 3 years before producing a full crop of delicious kiwi fruit.

Grow kiwi plants in a sunny position in any fertile, well drained soil. A sheltered position is essential as kiwis are particularly sensitive to adverse weather conditions. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the planting hole. Plant kiwi vines, firm in and water well. Provide the twining stems with an appropriate support wires strung between sturdy posts, to train as an espalier.

Delivery

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