Annanasnaja Hardy Kiwi
Easy to grow, loaded with fruit. Developed in Russia by renowned plant breeder I.V. Michurin. It is a beautiful vigorous vine that produces thousands of delicious kiwi flavored sweet fruit at Raintree every autumn. The name means pineapple-like in Russian, named for its fabulously fruity flavor. It is the easiest to grow and most productive of all the hardy kiwis.
These fast growing beautiful vines produce clusters of oblong kiwis the size of large grapes Lacking the rough kiwi skin, these fruits can be eaten whole, like bunches of kiwi flavored seedless grapes. Originally brought to this country as an ornamental, the green fruit is similar to the fuzzy kiwi in flavor though sweeter and easier to eat. USDA Zones 5-9. The vines are very vigorous and productive and need a strong support. Select an arguta male for pollination.