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Old 05-06-2008, 06:48 PM   #1
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Default Hops over 8 feet.

My 4 year old Hallertau hops have passed the 8' mark. They are growing about 4" per day. I'm goin to have to extend the trellis upward sooner than I expected. This years plantings are only 3' tall.

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Old 05-06-2008, 07:10 PM   #2
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I'm 5'11"...I have several plants at the elbow height right now and one nearing my shoulder...the rest are over knee height.

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Old 05-06-2008, 07:14 PM   #3
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I'm a little bit jealous because only one of mine is about knee high.

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Old 05-06-2008, 07:17 PM   #4
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Mine hangs down to my knees!

Oh, wait, for a second there I thought this was a bonafide dick-waving contest. Apparently you're talking about hop vines. Sorry for the confusion.

My stronger cascade is probably at 10' and the other 3 are between 4 and 8'.

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Old 05-06-2008, 07:28 PM   #5
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My Chinook and Fuggles just barely started to poke out of the ground!!!!!!!!

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Old 05-06-2008, 08:12 PM   #6
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My Mt Hood is about 8 inches tall (5 weeks in the ground)
Cascade and centenial have put sprouts up on 2 different occasions but they died back.
golding is defanitely dead. when i got it, it had a split at one end. Out of curiousity last week i took it out of the dirt to see if anything was growing and it was pretty well rotted. The other two look exactly the same as when i got them in the mail.

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Damn my tallest is about 3' but I'm training them around tomato cages so its only really like 1'

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Old 05-06-2008, 09:42 PM   #8
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My 4 year old Hallertau hops have passed the 8' mark. They are growing about 4" per day. I'm goin to have to extend the trellis upward sooner than I expected. This years plantings are only 3' tall.
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:54 PM   #9
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Yeah...pics or it didn't happen. Seriously, I'd like to see what they look like!

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Old 05-07-2008, 01:21 AM   #10
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I was out in the back 40 tilling the new section of our garden and rechecked the hops and the tallest is almost 6'...

There are still some about 1' tall though...slow basstards....

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