Male – Andrey: Along with Natasha and Tatyana, Andrey is a male Russian kiwi from Vladivostok, Russia. Andrey is very hardy and especially well suited to pollinate these Russian female varieties.
Fruit – raw, cooked or dried for later use. Sweeter than A. deliciosa, the kiwi fruit, the skin is smooth and can be eaten with the fruit. The fruit contains up to 5 times the vitamin C content of blackcurrants. They contain a number of small seeds, but these are easily eaten with the fruit. The plant is rich in sap and this can be tapped and drunk in the spring.