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Old 06-09-2011, 12:50 AM   #1
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I'm currently in my second year of growing hops, with two Magnums and two Mt. Hood. My Magnum rhizomes were larger and stronger, and threw up tons of shoots this year. I trimmed back to about six per plant, and they grew pretty quickly to about six feet. Now they've stagnated for over a month and the tips of the shoots have dried up and turned brown, at least on the Magnums. The Mt. Hoods still seem to be okay. We have had a warm spell recently, but I noticed the browning tips before the really hot weather hit. Any idea what could be wrong? I'm assuming there won't be any more vertical growth from these shoots.

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Old 06-09-2011, 01:01 AM   #2
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What is your water/feeding schedule?

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Old 06-09-2011, 01:02 AM   #3
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firts guess id say a mineral deficiency, perhaps boron. pics are a remarcable way to get better help though.

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