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tomf
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3rd year for Kiwi and I got fruit.

I planted a male and female Kiwi plant 3 years ago and was told it would take 3 years to get fruit. The female is loaded with little fruit. I am thinking that i will get another female plant. :D

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That's really cool! Are they the "cold hardy" kind that make tiny kiwis? And are they vines that you trained to grow on a trellis or something? I absolutely love growing my own fruit and might have to add kiwi to my "someday" list...

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Yes they are both and the one I have has fruit that the skin is eatable.

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Very cool. I just got 4 females and a male "Anna" cold-hardy kiwi a few weeks ago. They're already putting on some good growth. Looking forward the fruit.

How big are your vines? Post pictures if you've got 'em!

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Congratulations, tomf! Well done. :D

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This photo was taken last year it has grown a bit this year; I will take a picture and post. I have an Anna.

[img]http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/twistedtomf/Garden%202010/_DSC0001.jpg[/img]

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That's going to look pretty cool when the kiwi covers the top. I'm going to have to build some sort of trellis too.
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This years photo.

[img]http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/twistedtomf/Our%20Eagle%20Creek%20park%20like%20yard/_DSC0015-1.jpg[/img]

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