Last year, Chuck learned that there are cold hardy kiwis and he ordered 2 from Willis Orchard Company.
He used the fence for the support. I already had a little cloned lilac from the National Phenology Network growing on the other side of the fence, but it was small and he didn’t notice it. I hope they don’t argue with each other.
The kiwis spent 2012 establishing roots. They didn’t put out much new growth above ground, but there was enough to see that they were healthy. This year, they are making vines. So, next year we should have fruit.
We got one of each variety, but don’t remember which is which. Looking at the Willis page, we may be able to tell from the fruit.