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. This is an exceptionally hardy female variety that produces abundant crops of tasty, sweet, large, lime-green fruit.
Asia - China and Japan
North Central and Eastern Asia
Woodlands, mountain forests, streamsides and moist locations in eastern Asia, China and Japan.