Andrey™ Hardy Male Russian Kiwi
Along with Natasha™ and Tatyana™, we found Andrey™ hardy male Russian kiwi in Vladivostok, Russia. Andrey ™ is very hardy and especially well suited to pollinate these Russian female varieties.
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Latin Name: Actinidia arguta
Site and Soil: Hardy Kiwi likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant with female Hardy Kiwi varieties for cross-pollination. Because of it’s extreme hardiness, it is a good companion for Tatyana™ or Natasha™. One male can pollinate up to 8 females.
Hardiness: Hardy -35° F. or below.
Bearing Age: Male plants do not bear fruit.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: May
Pests & Diseases: Hardy Kiwis are not bothered by significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 3-9