Help lookout for wild kiwifruit vines

30 May 2019

As we head into winter, growers are asked to look out for wild kiwifruit vines in any areas of bush, scrub or forestry near kiwifruit orchards.

Wild vines can harbour pest organisms, degrade the biodiversity value of bush and productive value of forestry. They are at their most visible in early winter when leaves turn from green to yellow.

Growers can report wild kiwifruit locations to their local regional council or KVH by emailing [email protected].

A reminder as published in the last Bulletin, that unpicked kiwifruit must be removed from vines by 1 July. Read more here.