Kiwifruit is a type of edible fruit that grows on a tree in temperate regions. Each tree produces hundreds of kilos of fruit. In many areas, it takes 3 to 7 years for this tree to reach maturity.
So because you have to spend a lot of time to plant it, make sure you have enough facilities before planting and then plant this tree using optimal methods.First stage planting seeds
1 – Choosing the type of zespri golden kiwi. Growing kiwi from seed is like a fun project that ends up being an ornamental plant. Kiwi does not look exactly like the plant from which we took the seed.
Therefore, to plant a kiwi tree, it is better to get its seeds from seed stores and agricultural supplies. There are three types of kiwi.
Common kiwi, this type of kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa) is available in most shops. It has thick brown and fluffy skin with green pulp.
For optimal growth, it should be planted in areas where there is cold weather for about a month in winter with a temperature of -1 to 7 degrees Celsius. This kiwi grows well in areas where the air temperature in winter is -17 to -1 degrees Celsius.
Golden kiwi, this type of kiwi (Actinidia chinensis) is very popular and is sweeter but more delicate than the normal kiwi. This fruit is from the common kiwi family, but it has less fluff and is yellower in color.
This kiwi grows best in areas with winter temperatures of about -1 to -12 degrees Celsius.
Kiwi berry or hardy kiwi, this name refers to two different types of kiwi, including hardy kiwi (Actinidia arguta) and super hardy kiwi (Actinidia kolomikta).
This fruit is much smaller compared to the normal and golden kiwi and has a thinner and more delicate skin. As its name suggests.
this type of kiwi has the most cold resistance and can grow in areas with harsh winters. Compared to other species that take several years to mature, this species is able to produce fruit sometimes even after one growing season.
Planting kiwi seeds
2. Preparation of kiwi seeds. If you decide to grow regular kiwi, you can get the seeds by buying a kiwi from the store. For other types, you can buy their seeds at reasonable prices from stores.
To remove the seeds from the kiwi fruit, cut it into two equal parts and empty the black seeds in the middle with a fork or spoon. Put the seeds in a small container to wash their pulp.
Planting kiwi seeds
3. Planting seeds. Place the seeds in a damp paper towel in a plastic bag and place in a warm place. Check the seeds daily until they germinate.
If you notice that the paper towel has dried out before the seeds germinate, re-moisten it because seeds need a moist environment to germinate.