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BWN 09-09-2012 01:12 PM

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BWN 09-09-2012 01:12 PM

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BWN 09-09-2012 01:12 PM

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nagmay 09-26-2012 12:01 AM

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"The only way you could be screwed, and I've heard of this happening, is if you dropped two rhizomes into the same hill at the time of planting. If one was male and the other female..."

BWN - don't stress it. This is not what happened. Here's why:
1) You can't purchase male rhizomes. If you did put two in at once, I can guarantee that they were both female.
2) Even if they were a male and female, they would send up separate bines. You wouldn't find both cones and male flowers on the same plant.

Your plant is a hermaphrodite. It's OK. It's a natural part of hop sexuality. You need to accept your plant for who they are... now that they're, ahem, "out of the closet".

My cascade plant constantly throws male flowers. It must me a little stressed, but I've never been too concerned - it still produces a ton of cones. This year we picked over 8 pounds (wet) from that one plant.

If you look close, you can see some of the male flowers near the bottom of the pile.



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