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Old 09-18-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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Default frost before hop harvest, problem?

We had a good frost this morning. I have yet to harvest my cascades. Any issues?

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Old 09-19-2012, 02:38 PM   #2
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Your running late on the harvest. I'd say its time to take them.

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Old 09-19-2012, 03:01 PM   #3
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I was up on Monday night picking my Cascades down in the cities but it never ended up frosting.

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Old 09-19-2012, 04:50 PM   #4
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You are probably fine.

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Old 09-19-2012, 06:14 PM   #5
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We got a good killing frost last week before I picked my hops. Didn't seem to hurt the cones, but the plant is now done for the year, all the leaves blackened off. It was time to pick anyway.

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Old 09-19-2012, 07:37 PM   #6
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Not a problem. The cones are done growing, ditto the plant. I would pick and dry them as soon as possible, though.

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Old 09-21-2012, 12:17 AM   #7
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