Vincent fuzzy kiwi is one of the top choices for commercial production and produces abundant crops of large, aromatic fruits. Performs better in warmer climates but should still ripen before frost here in the Pacific Northwest and other northern climates.
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Latin Name: Actinidia deliciosa
Site and Soil: Vincent Fuzzy Kiwi likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant with Fuzzy Male for pollination. One male plant can pollinate up to 8 female plants.
Hardiness: Thought to be slightly less cold hardy than the other varieties we carry, likely hardy to around 5° F.
Bearing Age: 3-4 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in width on trellis, arbor or other support.
Taste: Aromatic, sweet
Fruit Size: Large
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: October-Early November
Yield: 100+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Fuzzy Kiwis are not bothered by significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 7-9