Hayward

• It grows well in acidic soils with soil pH between 5.5-7.0.

• The climatic conditions required for growing kiwi saplings should be warm in winters and hot and humid in summers.

• It is sensitive to chlorosis and root knot nematodes.

• It is sensitive to calcareous soils, there should be a maximum of 8% lime in the soil.



Matua

• It is sensitive to clayey, heavy and high ground water soils.

• It is not resistant to cold, it needs 100 to 150 hours of cooling.

• In order to obtain high yield, it is recommended to plant with a ratio of 8 to 1 or 10 to 1.

• It is the male kiwi variety that blooms earliest and lasts the longest and is preferred as a general pollinator.