Summerkiwi is an early variety of the green kiwi, similar in appearance to the common Hayward variety. Some people maintain that flavour and sweetness of Summerkiwiâ„¢ is as good, if not superior to the later Hayward, with acids being slightly lower.
Origin:Â The variety was created in Faenza, Italy by Dal Pane Vivai. SUMMERKIWIâ„¢ is the trademark used for the variety. First plants were sold in 2001. ENZA isÂ the commercial partner developing the fruit in the Southern Hemisphere.
Grown in: Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Italy, France
Harvest & Availability: Harvest in Chile depends on the Spring, but usually takes place in late February or early March until end of March.