Story: Kiwifruit

T-bar frames (1st of 2)

T-bar frames

Strong frames are needed to support the weight of fruiting vines. T-bar trellises have rows of posts set into the ground 5–6 metres apart, with a cross-bar at the top. Vines are trained along high-tensile wires attached to the cross-bars.

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Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, 'Kiwifruit - Growing kiwifruit', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17731/t-bar-frames (accessed 21 July 2019)

Story by Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, published 24 Nov 2008