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Actinidia pilosula
Actinidia pilosula
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Available Autumn 2018 - A rare and very beautiful twining climber with long and narrow leaves that are variegated with pink and cream blotches. Actinidia pilosula is a native to east Asia and south west China and has leaves which are much more narrow and pointed then those of Actinidia kolomikta and can be used to add a wonderful texture effect to a garden wall or fence.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when available.

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy but Actinidia pilosula requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Actinidia pilosula grows to be a medium sized climbing plant which requires support as it will not self-cling.
    • Height: up to 5 m (16 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: As a general rule of thumb the hotter and more sunny the planting position, the better the leaf variegation. Please be aware that some cats can become addicted to chewing the leaves ofActinidia and so if some inexplicable foliage damage is noticed, a little wire netting near the base may be beneficial!



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