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Old 04-23-2008, 02:40 PM   #11
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I had no idea what the heck I was doing so I just assumed a second year plant would find a single upright line to be fine. Now that I see how many bines these things produce, I'm sorry that I didn't setup a "V" to each plant to split the bines. Oh well, there's always next year. I've got more business of finding additional places to set up the 5 planted rhizomes that are taking off like nuts.

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Old 04-23-2008, 06:29 PM   #12
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check this web site out http://oregonhops.org/culture2.html
I'm going with these recommendations. There is no way I could provide enough space to train all the shoots coming but I figure that 6 bines should be doable. I'll trim the other shoots to keep from getting too much plant matter crowded around the base. Fungus seems to be a problem with hops and a high density of leaves near the ground is going to be breeding ground for and fungus.

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I'll trim the other shoots to keep from getting too much plant matter crowded around the base. Fungus seems to be a problem with hops and a high density of leaves near the ground is going to be breeding ground for and fungus.

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You can trim the first two feet of leaves off the bines after they get like 6 feet high. That helps prevent disease as well
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