Fuzzy Kiwi Pergola

charlieboringAugust 12, 2013

I am attempting to grow fuzzy kiwis in Northern Virginia. Has anyone tried this?

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subtropix

Kiwi is extremely robust as a vine! I had it planted along a fence with a neighbor--had to move it as it was taking over the neighbor's yard. You will need a male and female plant for fruit as I assume you know. Currently have mine in pots until I figure out what to do with them. Not saying not to do it, just they grow so fast once established, they will need some maintenance.

This post was edited by njoasis on Sun, Sep 1, 13 at 11:30

    Bookmark   September 1, 2013 at 11:28AM
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sangsterlady

I am VERY successfully growing fuzzy kiwis here in Fairfax Station, VA, near Clifton. I presently have about 300+ fruits on my pergola on my front porch. I have 2 female plants there and 2 male plants in the front yard. I have picked a few dozen and am going to ripen them in paper bags with bananas or apples. I am going to try kiwi jam with splenda this week.

Jo at diremom@aol.com

    Bookmark   September 23, 2013 at 10:21AM
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charlieboring

sangsterlady - I am not far from you; I am in Burke. What variety did you plant? Mine are Saanichton; I have 2 female and one male.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2013 at 12:49PM
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