Kiwifruit- Haywood

Actinidia chinensis Open Pollinated

  • Vigorous deciduous vine
  • Sweet tropical flavoured fruit
  • Suited to subtropical and temperate climates

Standard seed packet, 15 seeds

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'Kiwifruit- Haywood' seeds

Actinidia chinensis

  • Vigorous deciduous vine
  • Sweet tropical flavoured fruit
  • Suited to subtropical and temperate climates

A vigorous deciduous vine with large green rounded leaves and cream to white flowers. The fruit is egg-shaped, with thin, hairy, khaki coloured skin covering bright green flesh and small black seeds. Fruit ripens in late autumn and winter and has a sweet tropical flavour. It is usually eaten fresh. Vines make good deciduous shade covers on pergolas and trellises. 

Kiwifruit are native to China and Taiwan. Suited to growing in subtropical and temperate climates. Also known as 'Chinese Gooseberry'.

Seeds per gram: 500
Product code: I1-07

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Spring
Germination 14-21 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 400cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 5-8 years

*Notes: Plants are dioecious, with separate male and female plants. Grow multiple seedlings to ensure at least one male and one female plant are grown; this is essential for fruit to be produced. Requires a strong trellis.


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