Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Hops Growing > Potted Cascade, where to buy?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-06-2012, 10:59 AM   #1
Paulgs3
Yeast Buddy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Hamburg, NY
Posts: 452
Liked 18 Times on 15 Posts
Likes Given: 11

Default Potted Cascade, where to buy?

One of my two cascade rhizomes didn't grow. Anyone know where I can find a potted cascade? I really wanted two plants growing and I'm not patient enough to wait until next year.

Thanks in advance.

__________________
Paulgs3 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2012, 03:12 PM   #2
bigljd
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 471
Liked 22 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Paulgs3 View Post
One of my two cascade rhizomes didn't grow. Anyone know where I can find a potted cascade? I really wanted two plants growing and I'm not patient enough to wait until next year.

Thanks in advance.
I was about to suggest Great Lakes hops, but after looking at their webpages, I don't see Cascades listed as being available. I'm surprised they'd be out of that popular of a hop, maybe you can email them and see if they have any available now or soon. GLH is very supportive of HBT hop growers, and is a HBT listed vendor. They are also nice folks, I stopped in their greenhouses and picked up a Chinook and Columbus crown a couple months ago when visiting family in W Michigan. They sell crowns instead of rhizomes which cost a little more, but are further developed and you'll get harvests quicker from crowns. They usually sell the plants year round too.

http://stores.ebay.com/Great-Lakes-Hops

https://www.facebook.com/GreatLakesH...p_135607783795
bigljd is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2012, 09:41 PM   #3
Paulgs3
Yeast Buddy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Hamburg, NY
Posts: 452
Liked 18 Times on 15 Posts
Likes Given: 11

Default

Thanks you for the information!

__________________
Paulgs3 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2012, 11:00 PM   #4
cambium
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: grand rapids, mi
Posts: 5
Likes Given: 1

Default

I too had bad luck with rhizomes (from out west). Two thirds of my stock had no eyes and a poor chance of producing healthy plants. Its funny how GLH keeps popping up as a recommended place for hops.The crowns I got from him were well worth the price. At this late date for planting, pick something close to Cascade and get it in the ground.

__________________
cambium is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2012, 11:41 PM   #5
carlisle_bob
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 1,205
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts

Default

Hi

So far all the rhizomes I got came up gangbusters. Some are up around the 12 foot mark. Based on that, I'd just see if anybody else has rhizomes and plant them in some good potting soil. I'm a bit south of you, so you should still be "ok" to plant for this year.

Bob

__________________
carlisle_bob is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-08-2012, 02:04 PM   #6
bigljd
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 471
Liked 22 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

I just stumbled across this place too, while web surfing. They sell hop plants. Don't know anything about them, but you can order their plants online.

http://highhops.net/

bigljd is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-09-2012, 12:22 PM   #7
carlisle_bob
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 1,205
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts

Default

Hi

I think that shipping a live plant has it's risks. Sitting on the UPS truck in 90+ weather isn't going to do it any favors.

Bob

__________________
carlisle_bob is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Should I split my potted hops? jim_reaper1066 Hops Growing 1 04-04-2012 05:19 PM
indoor potted pots for decoration? chass3 Hops Growing 1 09-30-2011 08:03 PM
Potted hops CopperBrewer Hops Growing 2 04-27-2011 04:17 PM
End of season with a potted hop plant UnaBonger Hops Growing 1 09-12-2009 01:50 PM
Winterizing potted hops GNBrews Hops Growing 7 12-21-2008 07:53 AM