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no fruit on kiwi plants given up ed

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no fruit on kiwi plants given up ed
Hello and welcome. The two first thing i would see is if you only have plants of the same sex (there is male and female individual). The other possibility is over watering.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

but no buds in april

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

but no buds in april

i would expect the flower more in may but it depend of where you are. Where are you located? Do you keep them inside or outside? How old is the plant?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

outside 6,7 yrs n.j.

They sure are old enough to give fruit.

Early in the spring, give them low nitrogen fertilizer. Make sure no cats get to them as they LOVE to rub on them and can do damage. Do some pruning in the last week of February to boost the dormancy breaking.

Lastly, try to protect them from frost. If you still have bad luck with the largest kiwi fruit, you can try Actinidia Arguta as they are far more adapted to your region (they taste almost the same as a commercial kiwi but it is smaller and you can eat the skin, again a male and a female is needed, usually 1 male for 6 females).
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