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  • Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic for Sale

    Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic for Sale

    Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic for Sale

 
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Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic

Actinidia deliciosa 'Hayward'

$69.95

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  • Ships Friday, Jan 25
  • You get 1 Male Fuzzy Kiwi and 1 Female Fuzzy Kiwi (Each 2 Quarts)
  • Only 4 left Order Now!

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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95
-t- Planting Mix
Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic Planting Mix

Helps your Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95

Growing Zones: 7-10
(hardy down to 10℉)



Growing Zones 7-10
You are in Growing Zone: 7

Mature Height:

20-30 ft.

Mature Width:

20-30 ft.

Sunlight:

Full-Partial

Growth Rate:

Fast

Harvest Time:

August

Botanical Name:

Actinidia deliciosa 'Hayward'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ

Tropical Flavors, Organic and Homegrown

Celebrated for its rich tropical flavors, the customer-favorite Fuzzy Kiwi is back and better than ever because it’s now grown organically. A brown, fuzzy exterior belies the delectable taste of the vibrant green flush within. The first bite of this fresh fruit is an experience that’s second to none.

And every bite of this all-natural fruit is totally rewarding, as it’s filled with an exotic profile of flavors you’ll love. Diminutive black seeds in the Fuzzy Kiwi’s flesh provide a crisp crunch for mouth-watering vibes.

Even better? These delicious Fuzzy Kiwis boost your health. With ten times the vitamin C of lemons and tons of antioxidants in tow, this amazing fruit is a true superfood. Plus, since they’re one of the easiest varieties to grow at home, plush, healthful kiwis are just a click away from growing right in your backyard.

Best of all, this iteration of the popular Fuzzy Kiwi is organic, so harsh sprays and chemicals are unnecessary. You don’t need pesticides or herbicides to nurture this coveted fruit in your garden. Because your Fuzzy Kiwi is grown naturally and well-nurtured at our nursery, you also won’t need a green thumb. It’s the best of both worlds, all in one. Order your organic Fuzzy Kiwi today!



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Great Experience!
I bought this as a Christmas gift for my dad. Came in quickly, great packaging, healthy plants, I was thrilled. My dad loves them!
January 9, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
WAIT AND SEE
Planted Kiwi per instructions. I planted the two Kiwis the day I received them. Right now the vine looks ok bur the frost killed all the leaves. I will have to wait until spring and see if they start vining. I hope they do but its a wait and see planting. I don't know if I can recommend the item or not. Lets hope so. See you in the spring.
December 22, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Thriving plants
The kiwi plants arrived soon after I ordered them and they were in excellent shape. They have been in the ground for about a month and are located in full sun. My kiwi plants are thriving in our hot, humid Louisiana climate.
August 21, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
First time planting kiwi
I ordered two, a male and female. The latter was healthy looking with good leaf grow. The former was wilted and looked dried out but I trimmed it back to a bare stem before planting it and it’s growing new shoots and I’m looking forward to next year and hopefully some fruit.
I’m very happy with my purchase.
August 20, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Growing Zone:
9
Good
Arrived in good shape with many solid leaves. I am planting in heat of Oklahoma summer, so it will have a disadvantage. Irrigation is with dedicated drippers and I have installed shakes to protect from middle of the day and afternoon scorching temperatures. Will see how they do.
August 12, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
Leaves all came off but both growing strong. Required shade for these guys while they mature since its so sunny here.
July 11, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Beautiful vine
First few died and i was sent several new vines now they are about 15 ft long and continuing to grow wonderfully!
June 6, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
8

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic


Fuzzy Kiwi - USDA Organic Planting Diretions

Fuzzy kiwi plants (Actinidia deliciosa 'Hayward') are one of the easiest to grow, and most hardy varieties available. These fast growing plants reach a mature height/width of 20-30 feet, produce gorgeous flowers and succulent fruit. The male and female plants cross pollinate and produce fruit that is packed with vitamins and antioxidants. These plants are recommended for USDA growing zones 7-10 and perform best in full and partial sunlight.

Location: Place your plants in an area with well draining soil, that preferably gets morning sun and afternoon shade. Though kiwi plants prefer full to partial sun, young plants cannot tolerate scorching heat. Keep this in mind when choosing your location. In order to get fruit, you will need to plant both a female and male for cross pollination. Male and female flowers are grown on separate plants. Male plants will flower often but will not produce fruit.

Planting Instructions: Place them about 10-20 feet apart in a sunny location with well draining soil. One male plant can pollinate up to 8 female plants, but you will need one female for each male plant you have.

1) Dig your hole three times as wide and just as deep as the root ball on the kiwi.
2) Carefully separate the roots of your kiwi by gently combing the root ball with your hands and position them downward in the hole.
3) Backfill the planting area and tamp down lightly on the soil as you go to avoid any air pockets from forming.
4) Mulching the area will help conserve moisture in the soil and keep competing growth at bay.

Watering: Kiwi plants need watered deeply and regularly the first year they are planted. This is most important during periods of drought. Never allow the soil to completely dry out. Browning and dropping of the leaves is a good indication of the plant not receiving enough water. Adding mulch around the plant will help it retain moisture. The best type of mulch to use for kiwi plants is straw or manure.

Fertilization: Kiwi plants are hungry plants and require heavy nitrogen to thrive; especially during the growing season. Ideal fertilization times are in early March and then again in early summer. You can also fertilize in the fall. However; late year fertilization can enhance the fruit size but hasten the ripening process, which later can cause the fruit to store poorly.

Pruning: You should definitely prune your Fuzzy Kiwi annually. This helps increase fruit production. Pruning should mainly be done to encourage growth, shape the plant and allow air and sunlight penetration.

Female plants: You can remove any shoots that are less fruit producing. Since Kiwis are typically grown on a trellis, once the vine reaches the very top of the trellis prune it back some to help train the vine.

Leave room for two buds near the top of the plant to grow. You can tie them loosely with planter’s tape to help support them, but allow them the room to grow. As the plant ages, continue to prune lateral shoots and allow the trunk to grow.

Male plants: Prune the flowering shoots down after the plant blooms. This can be done anywhere between 40-60 cm in length depending on the size of the plant. Ensure when you do this that mostly green growth is remaining on the shoots.

Pests: The wonderful thing about growing kiwi plants is they are virtually free of pest and fungal issues. Your plant may begin giving off a scent similar to “Cat Nip” as a result, cats find this plant attractive and will rub against the shoots. This can be problematic for young shoots and could cause damage. This is also makes the plant attractive to deer and gophers eating the leaves of the plant and in some cases the fruit. You can place protective fencing or netting around the plants as a protective measure.

If you have several plants growing in the same area this will also make them a target of scale and garden snails. They like to feed on the foliage. You can use an insecticidal soap or Neem Oil to treat any insect issues.

Planting & Care

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Wanting to fill an old grape arbor. Can't grow grapes here
harold w on Jan 20, 2019
My family really like Kiwi so thought I would plant some to save money
Betty W on Sep 23, 2018
Wanting to fill an old grape arbor. Can't grow grapes here
harold w on Jan 20, 2019
I love kiwis
Maria on Dec 19, 2018
My family really like Kiwi so thought I would plant some to save money
Betty W on Sep 23, 2018
I love Kiwis and I want the original ones.. I hope I can enjoy them in a year.
Maria on Aug 8, 2018
I just bought a home with 5 acres & want to add some different fruit trees to the landscape
Kristin S on Jul 10, 2018
I love kiwis
Maria on Dec 19, 2018
I love Kiwis and I want the original ones.. I hope I can enjoy them in a year.
Maria on Aug 8, 2018
Which is the difference between female and the male kiwi plant..?
Adelita L on Aug 22, 2018
I live in houston, it does get below zero few days a year. Do I have to bring the plant inside during winter?
Jithin J on Jul 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I live in San Antonio. I planted them in the ground and they have come back every year.
I don’t understand what it means by purchasing a male and a female? Do I need both? Do they get planted together? Is this a tree or a vine?
Rose V on Oct 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You will need to plant both withing a few feet of each other if you want them to produce fruit. It will take a couple of years for them to be big enough to start blooming flowers that will in turn produce fruit. They are vines and should be set up to climb something together and intertwine for best results.
How long before it bares fruit?
Loni L on Jan 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: My kiwi trees looked good the first year and did not come back second year.
Does Kiwi wine right or left. I ask this because I have a grapevine that grows to the left of my gazebo and I needed it to twine the other way. Does it matter with Kiwis?
CYNTHIA C on Jan 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I do not believe it matters with Kiwis. I have two large containers in my back yard where I have Kiwi vines. One container is on my back deck next to my green house, one is farther back in my yard next to a cedar arbor. The vines wrap around their supports from the left, and they lean to the left as they grow but I believe that is a function of their orientation of my yard - they are following a path where there is more sun. Providing you have adequate sun, and want to twine to the right you could train the vine with the proper supports and ties.
What time of year should you plant these?
Nadia L on Dec 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I planted mine in the spring, and they have grown very well.
Does the pollination pack include male and female plants?
Vanessa S on Dec 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes it does.
When can we propagate kivi plant fall winter or spring?
Leslie C on Nov 23, 2018

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