Actinidia chinensis

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 Actinidia chinensis subsp. var.  Chinese gooseberry
Habit: vine-climber
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 10 ft to 20 ft
Width: 15 ft to 30 ft
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring
Exposure: sun
Water: moderate
Features: flowers, edible, fruit
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USDA Zones: 7 to 10
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: white
Actinidiaceae > Actinidia chinensis var. ,

Actinidia chinensis [1][2] is a fruit tree and medicinal plant [3] native to China. It is pollinated by bees.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Actinidia chinensis, Planch. Climbing, to 25 ft.: hairs of young branchlets and lvs. bright red; pith of branches lamellate: lvs. orbicular or oval, cordate, firm, 3-5 in. long, ciliate-serrulate, finally glabrous above and dark green, whitish beneath: fls. several, creamy white, l 1/2-2 in. across: fr. ovoid or subglobose, 1-2 in. long, hairy, edible. China.—The most beautiful of the actinidias with the largest fls. and a promising fruiting vine; the frs. have the flavor of a gooseberry.

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  2. Actinidia chinensis at USDA PLANTS Database
  3. Actinidia chinensis at Plants For A Future

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