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Old 05-07-2013, 12:15 AM   #1
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Default Never planted rhizome they look okay?

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They don't have any eyes or bines sprouting. What now. I already have a hop garden plan. I only ordered two rhizomes but 8 and 4 diff types.
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Old 05-07-2013, 12:55 AM   #2
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Plant and water them. A rhizome is a modified stem , much like a bulb . Get them in some moist soil and wait a few days to weeks and you should see some growth.
It seems the general rule is about 4" deep in a 1' mound 3-5 feet apart . I would place a tablespoon of balanced Osmocote ( 10-10-10 , 15-15-15 ...) about an inch below the rhizome . Keep moist, not wet till you see growth. Hops are a weed and a cousin of cannabis they will take off and grow almost anywhere . Have fun , relax and get a book about growing hops. If you find things that help or hurt them post your experience so we all can learn with you :-)

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Old 05-08-2013, 10:47 PM   #3
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I only ordered two rhizomes but 8 and 4 diff types.
Wait, what?


It matters which way they go in the ground.
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Your rhizomes look great. I can even see a white sprout coming from at least one. Don't worry, just get them planted and let them take off!

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Good to hear! Thanks!

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Wait, what?


It matters which way they go in the ground.
Not really, both ways work...the bines will find the sun regardless of their orientation.
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Just bought this crown? I'm not ready to plant it yet. What can I do with it? I'm having my yard graded and a sprinkler system and sod put in along with other plants. I'm also gonna build my trellis but not for a few more weeks. I could put it in a pot

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I just bought two from that guy too. Can't wait to see how much they will grow/produce this year.

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They look huge

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