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Topic: Kiwis! A successful harvest!

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Subject: Kiwis! A successful harvest!
Date Posted: 12/12/2012 6:30 PM ET
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I've grown kiwis for several years.  Have only had a couple years where they've grown well enough to harvest (last year they were only the size of pingpong balls, so never grew big enough to pick).   This year, I had a great crop, though!  They grew to the size of the ones you see in the grocery store.  Have been adding them to fruit salad or eating plain.  Have a ton of them -- so glad I didn't give up on growing them.  Hopefully the link below will work, so you can see a photo.


Last Edited on: 12/12/12 6:31 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/15/2012 11:53 AM ET
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1. What part of the country do you live in?

2. How much do you have to water (I live in Texas - perpetual drought & heat.)

Date Posted: 1/19/2013 1:52 PM ET
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Sharon, I live in the Pacific Northwest; didn't water them at all this year, as we had a lot of rain in the spring.  I have had to water them a time or two in the past, when we've had an overly dry spring/summer.

Date Posted: 2/9/2013 9:39 PM ET
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nice! I was interested in growing them ( read that some varieties can grow in ga :) last year, but I unfortunately kept procrastinating and never did :P