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drew2bm 06-22-2012 03:09 AM

First Year Cascade & Trellis
 
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Hello from St. Louis! This is my first year Cascade hop vine, currently at 7.5 feet. Hopefully by July the vine will reach the top of the trellis. Anyone in the area have an estimate on what to expect for a first year yield on Cascade?


drew2bm 09-09-2012 04:55 PM

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SO, my first year Cascade did very well to say the least. I limited the vertical growth to two bines, clipping away all subsequent shutes. The total growth reached a little over 14 feet, and the total harvest was 8.75 ounces. We had an interesting summer in St. Louis (the word "interesting" being synonymous with f*!@#$% rediculous!) Average temp for the month of July exceeded 100 degrees F, the hottest summer for St. Louis since the friggin Dust Bowl, 1934. I only have a guess that the heat stressed the plant out, causing it to go into some sort of hyper-productive state. Anyway, here are some inspiring pictures. Enjoy!


drew2bm 09-09-2012 04:55 PM

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SO, my first year Cascade did very well to say the least. I limited the vertical growth to two bines, clipping away all subsequent shutes. The total growth reached a little over 14 feet, and the total harvest was 8.75 ounces. We had an interesting summer in St. Louis (the word "interesting" being synonymous with f*!@#$% rediculous!) Average temp for the month of July exceeded 100 degrees F, the hottest summer for St. Louis since the friggin Dust Bowl, 1934. I only have a guess that the heat stressed the plant out, causing it to go into some sort of hyper-productive state. Anyway, here are some inspiring pictures. Enjoy!


drew2bm 09-09-2012 04:55 PM

5 Attachment(s)

SO, my first year Cascade did very well to say the least. I limited the vertical growth to two bines, clipping away all subsequent shutes. The total growth reached a little over 14 feet, and the total harvest was 8.75 ounces. We had an interesting summer in St. Louis (the word "interesting" being synonymous with f*!@#$% rediculous!) Average temp for the month of July exceeded 100 degrees F, the hottest summer for St. Louis since the friggin Dust Bowl, 1934. I only have a guess that the heat stressed the plant out, causing it to go into some sort of hyper-productive state. Anyway, here are some inspiring pictures. Enjoy!


drew2bm 09-09-2012 04:55 PM

5 Attachment(s)

SO, my first year Cascade did very well to say the least. I limited the vertical growth to two bines, clipping away all subsequent shutes. The total growth reached a little over 14 feet, and the total harvest was 8.75 ounces. We had an interesting summer in St. Louis (the word "interesting" being synonymous with f*!@#$% rediculous!) Average temp for the month of July exceeded 100 degrees F, the hottest summer for St. Louis since the friggin Dust Bowl, 1934. I only have a guess that the heat stressed the plant out, causing it to go into some sort of hyper-productive state. Anyway, here are some inspiring pictures. Enjoy!


drew2bm 09-09-2012 04:55 PM

5 Attachment(s)

SO, my first year Cascade did very well to say the least. I limited the vertical growth to two bines, clipping away all subsequent shutes. The total growth reached a little over 14 feet, and the total harvest was 8.75 ounces. We had an interesting summer in St. Louis (the word "interesting" being synonymous with f*!@#$% rediculous!) Average temp for the month of July exceeded 100 degrees F, the hottest summer for St. Louis since the friggin Dust Bowl, 1934. I only have a guess that the heat stressed the plant out, causing it to go into some sort of hyper-productive state. Anyway, here are some inspiring pictures. Enjoy!



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