Kiwiberry - Issai

Actinidia arguta


Hardy Kiwifruit selection, self fertile producing hairless Kumquat sized fruit, cropping its 2nd year. Taste is similar to the normal Kiwifruit.
Other Names: Hardy Kiwi

$19.75 ($19.75-$19.75 choose a size)

Specifications of Kiwiberry - Issai

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May

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Kiwiberry - Issai Reviews & Tips

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2y ago

Pappinbarra, NSW, Australia

Kiwiberry - Issai

Very happy to see it is growing back fast after winternights of -4 and hot days

★★★★ 2y ago


The fruit is lovely and so far has not had fruit fly strike. The birds don't notice it either. I find our homegrown fruits sweeter than the shop bought fruit - perhaps because it's not picked as early. It's a very vigorous deciduous vine and likes to t...

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★ 2y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Have 6 of these growing over an arbour to create an edible shade tunel.have set heeps of flowers this year! hopefully i get some fruit off them!

★★ 3y ago


Requires plenty of water and doesn't like westerly sun.  Needs some humidity during summer.

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