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Old 09-15-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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someone help me! turn me on to a source! i cant find anyone selling hop rhizomes! someone please just send me one!

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Old 09-15-2008, 09:29 PM   #2
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Did you even read the websites that do sell them?

The Rhisome season doesn't start til' March until then they are all sold out. Furthermore, root pruning doesn;t generally happen til spring lest' you are forced to pull the plant prior to, so I doubt any Homegrowers will have anything to even send you.

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Old 09-15-2008, 09:33 PM   #3
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Hop rhizomes are planted in the spring as soon as you can work the ground. I bought some in the spring as well as joined a group called Grow_Hops on yahoo, and got 3 free (paid shipping) through that group.

For this year just prepare where you plan to plant them. Test he soil and see what you need to add, put a lot of manure on top and compost if you have it. Make sure it is acidic enough for hops (though they are basically weeds and will grow in most anything).

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The plants have to be dormant to ship them. Anything cut now would die before it got to you.

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Old 09-16-2008, 06:51 PM   #5
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That I hadnt thought of. Thank you for enlightening me.

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