Red Princess Hardy Kiwi
A unique and delicious red fleshed kiwi, Red Princess produces huge crops of kiwi berries with a bright red and green flesh. Very sweet, tangy and snackable!
If you like Fuzzy Kiwis, you’ll love this delectable fruit. Sparkling like green, red or purple jewels, each very sweet fruit is packed with flavor. While smaller than Fuzzy Kiwi, you can eat fuzz-less Hardy Kiwi fruit like grapes, tender skin and all. Hardy to minus 25º F. or below and pest free and no disease problems, you can harvest 100lbs. or more of fruit from one plant!
Hardy Kiwi likes half day to full sun and well-drained soil. A male plant is required for pollination and one male plant can pollinate up to 8 female plants. The plants need a strong trellis and can spread 10-12 ft when mature. Hardy Kiwi fruit ripens in mid to late September and start bearing 2-4 years after planting.
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Latin Name: Actinidia arguta
Site and Soil: Hardy Kiwi likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant with a Male Hardy Kiwi for cross-pollination. One male can pollinate up to 8 females.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 25° F.
Bearing Age: 3-4 years after planting,
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in width on trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: May
Ripening Time: September-October
Yield: 100+ lbs
Pests & Diseases: Hardy Kiwis are not bothered by significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 4-9