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Actinidia arguta 'Hardy Red'
Common Name: Female Hardy Kiwi Family: Actinidiaceae (The Actinidia Family)

Notes:
Actinidia arguta produces fragrant greenish white flowers followed by small, grape-sized fruit with smooth skin with a taste similar to but often sweeter than the large, fuzzy kiwis found in grocery stores of Actinidia deliciosa. 'Hardy Red' has amazing cranberry-red fruit with red flesh and great flavour. Produces 100+ pounds per year once mature. Harvest in fall. Requires 'Hardy Male' as a pollinator'.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Native Habitat:
Woodlands, mountain forests, streamsides and moist locations in eastern Asia, China and Japan.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypeVine Secondary Bloom ColourGreen
Height10-15' Bloom TimeSpring
Spread5-8' FragranceYes
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun Part Shade Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Stem Colour
Hardiness3-9 BerriesYes
BC NativeNo

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