Silver vine grows in the mountains of Asia and gets its name from the leaves which develop bold silver colouration. Actinidia polygama 'Hot Pepper' comes from the Vavilov Institute in Vladivostok, Russia. It produces good crops of orange-yellow fruit with a sweet and spicy flavour, somewhat like a mild chili pepper. Produces 20-30 pounds of fruit per year. Pollinator: 'Pavel'
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia
Woodlands and hedges in mountains throughout Japan.Mountain forests at elevations of 500 - 1900 metres in China.