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Old 01-30-2013, 05:52 PM   #1
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Hey guys! My friend has a bunch of open land in south-central PA and he's going to let me grow behind his blacksmith shop. Has anybody had good results in this area? Any particular breeds I should start with?

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Old 02-06-2013, 03:50 AM   #2
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south-central PA should be great for hops. my standard go-to first-timer suggestions are cascade, centennial, columbus and nugget. this assumes you like american pale ale/ipas.

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You know I am in Halifax and they grow great here. Just test the soil I am ph and N defient here.

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