Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association

Hardy kiwi: a potential crop for northern growers

June 23, 2002

a longer shelf life and a higher nutritional value.”   Kiwi Korners started marketing their kiwis 3 years ago under the name “Kiwi Berries.” In upscale grocery stores and natural…

KIWIS IN PENNSYLVANIA

February 9, 1999

  — B. Boyer   In June, Marianne and I visited David Kuchta in Nesquehoning, PA (humblebe@Ptd.net). We talked about bees for pollination and about Kiwi varieties. David has 32…

Book Reviews May 2000

May 16, 2000

soil preferences, fertilization, irrigation, trellising options, thinning, harvesting, and storing kiwi. They use “fuzzy” kiwifruit studies as a basis, but do include sections on Hardy Kiwi, Kolomikta, and Silver Vine…

PRUNING FOR FRUIT

December 23, 2006

…needs to be removed on grapes each year to optimize fruit production. KIWI Kiwi vines are often trained very much like grapes. The arms, however, are generally only replaced every…

FRUIT TREE SURVIVAL RECORD, WINTER 1989 -1990 FAIRBANKS ALASKA

January 28, 1991

…berry, buarnut nut, butternut nut, European filbert nut, Hybrid Hazel nut and Arctic Beauty kiwi.   The following showed very slight tip injury (3 inches or less) Apples: Breakey, Discovery,…

SEED EXCHANGE RUSSIA/ALASKA

May 28, 1991

Kiwi; and early maturing tomatoes. These hardy tomatoes are started in a Greenhouse and then transplanted to a sunny protected area of the garden to ripen. The tomatoes are full…

Soil Facts

May 16, 2000

…fruits apples, gooseberries 5.0-6.5 apricots, grapes 6.0-7.0 cherries, plums, pears 6.0-7.5 strawberries, raspberries 5.0-7.5 blueberries 4.0 – 6.0 currants 5.5-8.0 rhubarb 5.5-7.0 Kiwi 5.5–6.0   Alaskan soils are generally acidic,…

Hood River Tour

October 23, 2002

…project this year was a stand of Kiwi fruit – Kolomikta – next to the parking lot. He had the overhead trellising all ready, though the plants were still small…

Schlies Orchard Report 2006

October 23, 2006

…jelly round out my fruit larder for the year. The kiwi sulked after finally being planted in the ground this year, but will hopefully spring back next year – they…

From the Editor’s Garden

September 23, 2007

…again be loaded. My kiwi vines have settled in well and put on significant growth this year. I should have good fruit on them next year. I purchased a variety…

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