self-fertile kiwi

rick valley bamboogrove at
Wed Aug 9 15:52:45 EDT 2000

>I can obtain some and would like to know how well they perform. I'd consider

>a different, more recommended variety if it would perform much better, even 
>if both male and females were needed for pollination.
The ones I know are not great- productive, tasty, or even that 
self-fertile; but the Bullock Bros. on Orcas did the brilliant thing and 
ran the male up a Doug Fir. Why give trellis space to a non-fruiting vine?

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