and discovered that google actually doesn't have ALL the answers... or it may, just not all easy to find, if that's the case!
Once I discovered that the HUGE vine on the back fence was actually Kiwi Fruit, I wanted to know when they would be ripe and ready to harvest here in Victoria.
I. Could. Not. Find. The. Answer.
The closest answer I got was "April to June".
Well, just so you know.... where we live, they are ready in June. Let me spell that out so the search engines can find it... In Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Kiwi Fruit are ready for harvest in JUNE.
and if you're not sure about when they will be ripe in your area... it's pretty easy to tell that they are ripe
coz ALL THE LEAVES FALL OFF AND YOU CAN EASILY SEE THE FRUIT, it is NO LONGER HIDDEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (I would have thought google could have told me that when I asked it 'how can I tell when Kiwi fruit are ripe?) At this point, they are YUMMY and READY TO EAT.
All 350+ of them.