Chinese Gooseberry

I bought a Chinese Gooseberry early last year. It has grown very well. But as yet I have not had any flowers or fruit. Any advice?

 

Julie

 

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICTPosts: 10,592

    Hello Julie. This is the plant otherwise known as the Kiwi fruit, yes?

    If so, you will need two plants to make babies, a male and a female. But you haven't got that far yet because you say you don't have any flowers at all. Wel, even with a mummy and a daddy plant, they are late developers and you can wait for four or five years before they get it on.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • philippa smith2philippa smith2 Posts: 6,168

    Julie.........check which variety you have.  There are a couple of self fertile plants.....one of which is called "Jenny".

  • many thanks. I'll do a bit more 'digging.'.

     

    Julie

  • Hi Julie I have mature kiwi's also male and female one's they all flower well but never have fruit from them.image

  • do you cut it back or do you need a new plant each yearimage

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