It is grown in some Egyptian gardens, and in Surinam and Trinidad.The tree has no exacting cultural requirements, doing well with a minimum of fertilizer and irrigation.
This seed packet should produce a mix of male/female plants.
A deciduous, ornamental vine that takes full sun to partial shade.
Hardy for zones 3-8, grows 15 to 25 feet on a fence or trellis. Foliage is a lustrous dark green throughout the growing season.
Smooth-skinned kiwi fruits ripen in early fall and are the size of a large grape.
It tastes similar to, though slightly sweeter than, its larger-fruited relative, the true kiwi, Actinidia deliciosa, which can not be grown north of Zone 8.