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Old 05-07-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
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Sunbeam is always yellow.


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Old 05-07-2008, 12:23 AM   #2
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Ha! When I saw you posted this, I knew the title was to grab attention...



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I picked up a couple of Sunbeam rhizomes this year. How do you like them?

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I was going to suggest some Iron, but good to know about sunbeam being yellow.

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Old 05-07-2008, 01:51 AM   #5
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When i saw a "oh, no!" hop thread from David_42 i thought it my head "we're all F$%#ed" if something bad happened to the expert!

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This is only the second year for the Sunbeam, so I haven't brewed anything with them. It's a Saazer cross. If you look really closely at the lowest leaves, you can see some browning at the edges and I've only had two hot sunny days. I only planted it for the color, but should I get enough for a batch or two, I'll be certain to post.

I may move it to a shady spot next year. I had planned to do that this year, but the super AA rhizome never showed, so I didn't bother.

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I almost bought a sunbeam this year. I have no idea what its like though and the partial shade wasn't gonna work for me. Does anyone know what they are like?



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