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By Sadie

west midlands, United Kingdom Gb

Actinidia Kolomikta

This shrub is getting very leggy. When is the best time to trim back please.



About Mid Feb. It's ever so hardy. Has yours flowered? If it does, July-ish, they're scented. The fruit is only produced on female plants, which don't have the variegation. So, all the plants in cultivation, and commercially available, are male. Cats apparently love it, but I've never seen evidence of that.

3 Nov, 2013


I have. I lost my first one because the local cats rubbed against it so much. The replacement had protection of a wire mesh 'collar'

3 Nov, 2013


It doesn't look that sort of plant, does it? Not yet a problem I've faced, but I'll remember it now, thanks.

4 Nov, 2013


Thanks for the info.

5 Nov, 2013

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