Pruning Kiwi

Kiwi vines climb by wrapping around like pole beans or wisteria. So they need a support structure or host plant. My kiwi is using the deck supports and a flowering cherry tree for support. Mature female, Actinidia deliciosa, (the kiwi in stores) can produce up to 300 pounds of fruit each year. They can grow as much as 15-20 feet…

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Kiwi is On! Now What?

Make Kiwi Ice Cream! For maximum flavor, make sure the kiwi fruit is ripe. 4 ripe kiwis, peeled 2/3 cup orange juice 2 eggs 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 cups whipping cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 to 8 drops green food coloring (optional) In blender or food processor, puree kiwis and orange juice until almost smooth; set aside. In a…

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