Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > Brewing Events & Local Gatherings > South East USA > Mississippi HomeBrew Forum > Growing hops in Mississippi.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-26-2013, 10:50 PM   #61
tdbc2011
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
tdbc2011's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Brookhaven, Mississippi
Posts: 176
Liked 13 Times on 9 Posts

Default

I do not see them on the leaves or hops only on the bines. So maybe they are eating other bugs. I do have a few lady bugs on the plants, but I did see the white flies for the first time today. Time to get some organocide.

__________________

"He was a wise man who invented beer."
Plato

tdbc2011 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2013, 11:38 AM   #62
maf58d
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: mooreville, ms.
Posts: 152
Liked 15 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Been awhile since I posted on hops. Have been busy and really not too much to show. Second round of cones coming along good and had to repot hop cuttings because they outgrew small pots and were getting root bound. ---Mark F.---

p7180021.jpg   p7180020.jpg  
__________________
maf58d is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2013, 01:48 AM   #63
tdbc2011
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
tdbc2011's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Brookhaven, Mississippi
Posts: 176
Liked 13 Times on 9 Posts

Default

maf58d,
I only have one set of bines growing, centennial. I am letting all bines grow this year to establish a strong root base. I have a few that are wanting to run on the ground. Do you think they will root if I put some dirt on them a foot away from the original hill?

__________________

"He was a wise man who invented beer."
Plato

tdbc2011 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2013, 02:02 PM   #64
maf58d
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: mooreville, ms.
Posts: 152
Liked 15 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

tdbc2011, Do your ground runners start off of the main bine above ground, or below ground from the crown. If it is a rooted runner from the crown, it is ready to snip and pot. If is from the bine above ground, I am pretty sure you can root it by covering a section with dirt. You could also put some rooting hormone on if you have some, and virtually assure it. ---Mark F.---

__________________
maf58d is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-24-2013, 12:54 AM   #65
tdbc2011
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
tdbc2011's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Brookhaven, Mississippi
Posts: 176
Liked 13 Times on 9 Posts

Default

Thanks, Will check to see where the bine starts.

__________________

"He was a wise man who invented beer."
Plato

tdbc2011 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2013, 02:04 AM   #66
maf58d
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: mooreville, ms.
Posts: 152
Liked 15 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Finally picked some more cascade. Has rained hard every day this week , putting me off till late this evening, picking till it was too dark to see. Got most off first plant, but some still left on it. Will finish it and pick second plant when these pulled today are dried. Picture of plant shows just a small part of what is on there, most are hidden by the leaves. ---Mark F.---

p8090003.jpg   p8090005.jpg  
__________________
maf58d is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2013, 04:27 AM   #67
jmuff
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 3
Default

Mark, that looks awesome! I am a new homebrewer that is looking into growing my own hops for next year. Any suggestions for someone starting from scratch?

__________________
jmuff is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-10-2013, 03:07 PM   #68
maf58d
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: mooreville, ms.
Posts: 152
Liked 15 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Hey jmuff, good to hear from you. A lot of odds and ends are all through this post on tips I think help. Cascade are the best to grow, and taste great in many beers from APAs to wheats to lagers. Pick a spot that gets plenty of sun, drains well, is easy to tote water to, and give them something sturdy to climb. If you live close I can show you some of the things I use and do. ---Mark F.---

__________________
maf58d is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-21-2013, 02:35 AM   #69
maf58d
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: mooreville, ms.
Posts: 152
Liked 15 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Second pickings from first cascade, dried to 6.25 ounces. Second pickings of second cascade, dried to 6 ounces making total cascade hops this year so far 1 pound, 13.75 ounces. ---Mark F.---

__________________
maf58d is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-22-2013, 02:54 PM   #70
eagle83
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 133
Default

I don't think I am going to get any cones this year (first year). My Cascade which is doing the best of the three is around 15', and has a few side arms of 3-4". I have a feeling it is too little too late though.

I'm sure they will take off like crazy next year though.

__________________
eagle83 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mississippi Roll Call Daybis Mississippi HomeBrew Forum 106 09-08-2014 02:17 PM