Actinidia arguta produces fragrant greenish white flowers followed by fruits with smooth skin with a taste similar to but often sweeter than the kiwis found in grocery stores of Actinidia deliciosa. '74-49' is a superior variety producing good crops of large, green, sweet and delicious fruit. It is one of the earliest ripening Hardy Kiwi varieties.
Asia - China and Japan
North Central and Eastern Asia
Woodlands, mountain forests, streamsides and moist locations in eastern Asia, China and Japan.