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

Actinidia arguta 'Dumbarton Oaks'
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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. 'Dumbarton Oaks' produces light green, flattish and ribbed fruit with sweet flavour. Produces 100+ pounds per year once mature. Harvest in fall. Requires 'Hardy Male' as a pollinator'.

Awards:
AGM

Geogrpahical Origin:
North Central and Eastern Asia
Asia - China and Japan
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 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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