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Old 03-23-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
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Well, mine are up and growing, about a month earlier than I actually planted them last year. My Cascade rhizome never sprouted last year and I pulled it out this year. It appeared to be dead and rotting. Anyway, the Magnums are growing and the sprouts look much thicker this year. They are about 3 inches tall and already the stalk is pretty much as thick as it ever got last year by the end of the summer. I went ahead and trimmed back all but 3 of the thickest ones down to the base. Hopefully this year I'll get a few flowers at least.

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Old 03-23-2011, 07:00 PM   #2
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Treat em right....keep em watered.....and give some miracle grow here and there and you might be surpriesed what you get.

Mine were second year plants last year. I have four of them. 2 cascade 1 centennial and 1 CTZ......I harvested 8 pounds.

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