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Old 06-27-2008, 12:32 AM   #1
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Well, my first year hops are forming cones, all the hard work seems to be paying off, Chinook will have the most cones, Cascades second, I hope everyone else has good luck, just wanted to share.

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Old 06-27-2008, 01:29 AM   #2
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Really? Wow- that seems early! I live in Portland and I have nothing but vertical growth still. Can't wait to see the fruits!

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Really? Wow- that seems early! I live in Portland and I have nothing but vertical growth still. Can't wait to see the fruits!
Im in NC I lost 1 out of twelve rhizomes, thanks to a pesky rabbit, the chinook, cacsades, centennial, williamette, are forming cones, the glacier and magnum are still growing vertically.
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My Cascades & Fuggles have almost hit the top of the trellis and have been making sidearms all week. I don't expect to see any cones for another 2-3 weeks. The other six are poking along. Lost a Nugget bine this week, but the other two bines are ok.

Deep watering today, because the weather guessers are saying HOT! HOT! HOT! for the next three days.

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Old 06-27-2008, 01:58 PM   #5
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I am getting rid of my Chinook this weekend. Found out it's a boy.

I now have 5 varieties that are flowering, 2 that are runts, and the balance (5) are still reaching for the sun and putting on laterals.

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only my cascade has cones forming and its looking really good. i found some that have leaves and are fully formed last night. as for the others magnum and nugget nothing yet but i am getting side arms on the nugget

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Sounds good, good luck to you all, I cant wait to brew something with them

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