Home > View our previous newsletter

November 24th, 2020

Green, red or yellow! Discover our selection of Kiwis, self-fertile or not, an energizing fruit full of vitamins!
I choose my Kiwi plants, Actinidia plants
Focus on the Kiwi : an energizing winter fruit!
How to chose between different varieties?
There are more than fifty varieties of Kiwi, so we have selected for you the most productive and unusual ones!
I choose my Kiwi plants, Actinidia plants
Kiwi with yellow pulp
The Yellow Kiwi
The pulp of this Kiwi is quite different from the famous green Kiwi. Although it contains just as much vitamin C, it is sweeter and less acid. The fruits are 5 to 8 cm long, with a nice bronze colour and a yellow pulp. They are ripe around November.
The Yellow Kiwi is not self-fertile, so to have fruits, make sure that you plant both male and female plants. For a better yield, we advise you to plant one male Kiwi plant for seven female Kiwi plants.
Kiwi with yellow pulp
self-fertile Green Kiwi
The self-fertile Green Kiwi
The 'Jenny' and 'Solissimo' varieties of Kiwi are self-fertile, which means that it is not necessary to plant male and female plants to obtain fruits. This variety gives small, sweet fruits.
self-fertile Green Kiwi
Red or green hardy Kiwi
The red or green hardy Kiwi
The red hardy Kiwi: You can harvest these small, tasty fruits in autumn. The skin and pulp are red, and the fruits contain as much vitamin C as their big cousin, the Kiwi!
The red hardy Kiwi is not self-fertile, so it is recommended to plant another Kiwi plant near it, such as the hardy Kiwi 'Issai'. The green hardy Kiwi 'Issai' is self-fertile, and even a lonely plant will produce fruits.
Red or green hardy Kiwi
Tips to successfully grow Kiwi:
  • The Kiwi vines should be trained along a wall or a stake strong enough to support the weight of the fruits and of the new shoots.
  • Spread mulch at the foot of the plant to help survive the winter and keep moisture during summer.
  • Prune the Kiwi vines in February-March, so the new shoots will give fruits. Prune as for the grapevine, that is to say, two to three buds above the last fruit.
  • No flowers, no fruits! Bees are necessary to pollination.
  • The Kiwi plant needs a few years before giving its first fruits, once the vines are well in place.
I choose my Kiwi plants, Actinidia plants
Hedge Plants Mature Trees  Fruit Trees
Fruit shrubs for small spaces Roses Bamboos
If you wish to receive the newsletter, click here
Pépinières PLANFOR
1950 Route de Cère
Tel : (020).7660.0178
Fax : 0033 558 064 854