Archive | March 21, 2014

Kiwis for Michigan

“Please post for me any info on ken’s and Mich. kiwi for Michigan planting, if you plan on having in the spring 2014. Also, do you prefer these kiwi over Arctic Beauty?



Hi Joseph,

Thank you for the email regarding Kiwis.  All three are great varieties and all should do well in your area.  However, if you happen to live in a low spot or a very open area and have a little bit cooler conditions than surrounding areas, you may need to think more about the Arctic Beauty than the others.  If you don’t have a problem with being in a cool pocket, then Ken’s Red and Michigan State would work very well for you.

Arctic Beauty KiwiAs for addition information, do you need basic care instructions and trellising information? Disease and pest control?  If so, just let me know what areas and I can get the information to send your way.

I hope this information helps you out.  If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.


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