2019 kiwi harvest..

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well if that dont beat all a new record 149 pounds, after going though them we tossed 15 lbs of quarter size ones.
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heres the running totals from years past......
2018.....9.6lbs
2017.....33lbs
2016.....11 lbs
2015.....44 lbs
2014.....57lbs
2013.....63lbs
2012.....33 lbs
2011.....15 total
 
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late yesterday got a call from the owner he asked if i would see clear to bend one of my demands and drive a truck monday down to the store in summerville ,sc....sure why not.
so went out this morning and picked up a drivers log book, while out drove over to lowes and picked up a mini fridge, once done with kiwis it's going down to my office at work.....
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have sent a couple emails to food and soup kitchens to see if they would like the vest majority of the kiwi's
 

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thats a million dollar question.. but if had to guess lack of pruning, it's a mess out there. time to rebuild the trellis system and a major trim..
going to save some of the seeds and start some this winter..
 

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They require 750 hours of cold stratification. Winters play a part. I was very interested to read about Auburn University coming out with a series of kiwi. The plant name all start with AU. They have green ones but yellow kiwi are a focus. It appears we can grow them here in the southeast
 

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went back in the weather records we had a average winter, and we went from winter directly into summer. it was dry and warm when the kiwi's were blooming we had plenty of pollinators buzzing around for a change.....
so everyone of the females got knocked up....:lol::lol:
 
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