Kiwi Vines, Hardy - September Sun
(Actinidia kolomikta 'September Sun') Deciduous Vine. Zones 3-8.
September Sun Arctic Beauty, also known by her Russian name Sentyabraskaya, is a female cultivar that produces abundant yields of large, sweet, flavourful fruit in late summer.. In just 2-3 years it can produce 10-15 pounds of fruit!
Not only does September Sun produce delicious, vitamin-rich fruit, it also has gorgeous foliage. The climbing vines provide a beautiful garden backdrop, with leaves that transform from purple to green to variegated pink and cream through the season. Flowers are fragrant, long-blooming and very attractive to pollinating bees and butterflies.
September Sun Kiwi needs a male pollinator, in this case Arctic Beauty Kiwi. It will tolerate full sun and part shade and prefers loamy, well-drained soil.