Growing kiwi in a polytunnel

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Growing kiwi in a polytunnel
« on: June 17, 2018, 18:29 »
I was very lucky to be given 2  kiwi fruit plants for Father's Day, I have planted them in the new polytunnel, they are self pollinating, does anybody else grow them in a tunnel if so any tips for growth?



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Re: Growing kiwi in a polytunnel
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2018, 09:35 »
I have one supposedly self pollinating kiwi outside on a south facing wall.  It flowers beautifully, but sets no fruit - and I have never seen a bee or other insect on it! So perhaps the lack of fruit isn't so surprising.   I'm considering getting the pollinating brush (aka my eyeshadow brush!) out this year ....  I would love to know how you get on with pollination inside ...   :unsure:
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Re: Growing kiwi in a polytunnel
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2018, 15:28 »
I inherited a plant growing inside the greenhouse on the plot. In the 2 completed summers I've been on that plot it hasn't even flowered. If it does nothing this year it's coming out.


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