Originally Posted by 400d
maybe it has nothing to do with it, but this plant was growing in a very wet area, near the river and extremely hot climates(daily temperatures up to 104 F). do you think one can say something about eventual properties of hops by this fact?
most likely not. all the wild hops i've found over the years have been in the vicinity of a water source (ditch, stream etc.). they seem to like to be able to secure water when they want it and generally, these areas are actually well drained due to the stones that end up settling there over time.