Rossana Italian Hardy Kiwi
The Rossana Hardy Kiwi is a superior variety that we found in Italy. Rossana has very large fruit and bears abundant crops of sweet, very flavorful fruit, which can weight up to 1/2 oz!
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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.
Fruit Size: Very large, up to 1/2 oz
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