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guidelazeri

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Kiwi seedlings
« on: October 05, 2017, 09:54:05 AM »
Hello friends,
I managed to germinate some kiwi fruit seeds and in two of my pots I got two different plants. In the first pot I thought that the different plant was a weed and I eliminated it, but now a different plant has emerged in a second pot, so I suspect they are male and female kiwi plants. Does anyone know to confirm whether they are male / female kiwi plants or if the different plant is even a weed?

First pot (I thought left plant was a weed)


Now I have a taller and different plant in a second pot (the tallest plant does not have hairy leaves like most other plants)
 

Most of the plants in my Kiwi pots have the hairy leaf and look like this:


Could anyone tell me if the taller plant is a Kiwi male or female plant?

Thanks in advance.



Grapebush

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Re: Kiwi seedlings
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 05:35:27 PM »
Unfortunately the taller plant isn't a Kiwi plant, but something else.
That plant also exists here in my Island, but I don't know it's name, however I can tell you it grows fast, it flowers fast, and it produces a lot of seeds. it also can suck a lot of nutrients and water from plants palnted by it's side and cause a lot of shade that will kill some plants; so better get rid of it.

Good luck with the kiwis in northern Brasil.
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guidelazeri

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Re: Kiwi seedlings
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 09:29:01 PM »
Hi grapebush,
Thank your for the help. I will do as you suggested.
Best wishes.

 

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