Vera’s Pride ™ Silver Vine Kiwi is a very attractive female selection that bears large, sweet and tasty, light orange fruit. Vera’s Pride ™ also features large, white, fragrant flowers and very attractive, white frosted foliage.
Latin Name: Actinidia polygama
Site and Soil: Silver Vine likes partial shade and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: For fruit, plant Vera’s Pride ™ with Pavel ™ Male. One male can pollinate up to 8 female plants.
Hardiness: Silver Vine is hardy to minus 35° F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in width on fence, trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 20-30 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Kiwis are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 3
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-43