Actinidia, Kolomitka (Actinidia kolomitka)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Actinidia, Kolomitka
Actinidia kolomitka

Leaves of Kolomitka Actinidia
Leaves of Kolomitka Actinidia
Green leaves with blotches of pink and white. Produces small edible fruit on female plants if both male and female plants are present. 
Full sun or very light shade for best leaf color. Well drained soil. 
Mature Height
20 Feet (This is an extremely vigorous vine and may outgrow it's support.)
USDA Hardiness Zone
4 - 7 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
May - June
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Method of Attachment
Foliage Color
Fall Foliage Color
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Excessive ferilizer and hot weather can fade the pink and white blotches on the leaves.
Additional Notes

Leaf color is supposedly better on male plants so they are often the ones sold. If fruit is desired, both a male and a female plant shoud be planted.

This vine is woody and deciduous.


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