Frost Arctic Beauty Kiwi ™ bears good crops of medium to large, bright green fruit, very high in vitamin C and very sweet. An attractive and productive vine, Frost™ ripens earlier than most varieties, in early to mid August in our region (Oregon).
Latin Name: Actinidia kolomikta
Site and Soil: Arctic Beauty Kiwi likes partial shade and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant Frost Arctic Beauty Kiwi ™ with a Pasha™ Male for cross-pollination. One male plant can pollinate up to 8 female plants.
Hardiness: Arctic Beauty Kiwi is hardy to minus 40° F
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6-8 ft. in width on fence, trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Arctic Beauty Kiwi is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 3
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-9, 14-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-43