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Old 05-20-2012, 01:03 AM   #121
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84 inches. Wow! You must be doing something right. Mine are 2 months old and the longest bine is only about 3 feet high. What's your secret?
Remember, three bines totally 84 inches. No secrets here. Just planted on the South side of the house where it gets shade by early afternoon. I panted using Miracle Grow potting mix that had some sort of 6 month fertilizer. And I hate snails and slugs with no reservation and nuke them first and ask questions later. Snail and slug getta plus is my weapon of choice.
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:16 AM   #122
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Remember, three bines totally 84 inches. No secrets here. Just planted on the South side of the house where it gets shade by early afternoon. I panted using Miracle Grow potting mix that had some sort of 6 month fertilizer. And I hate snails and slugs with no reservation and nuke them first and ask questions later. Snail and slug getta plus is my weapon of choice.
Ooops. I went back and read your original post. Must be the bomber of Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti I've got a couple of bines that are doing good. The rest are short, 2 feet or less. I'm kinda just letting them grow since they are first year rhizomes. I hope to get enough hops from them this year to do some wet hops additions for aroma to a brew this fall.
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:23 AM   #123
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Ooops. I went back and read your original post. Must be the bomber of Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti I've got a couple of bines that are doing good. The rest are short, 2 feet or less. I'm kinda just letting them grow since they are first year rhizomes. I hope to get enough hops from them this year to do some wet hops additions for aroma to a brew this fall.
Same here. I think it is strange that 1 rhizome put up 3 bines and the other just put up 1. Will let them go and see what happens.
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:56 AM   #124
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Yea probably near 50 so far on all 4 bines combined. Every new set of leaves has come with 2 more cones. The bines are about 12-16 ft. Container grown from crown, sprouts broke ground mid march. Im pretty stoked to say the least, bring on the cascade

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Old 05-20-2012, 02:19 AM   #125
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Yea probably near 50 so far on all 4 bines combined. Every new set of leaves has come with 2 more cones. The bines are about 12-16 ft. Container grown from crown, sprouts broke ground mid march. Im pretty stoked to say the least, bring on the cascade
Banana dancing is just gloating 12-16 ft and hops. Damn. I'd be stoked too.
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Old 05-20-2012, 02:24 AM   #126
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Same here. I think it is strange that 1 rhizome put up 3 bines and the other just put up 1. Will let them go and see what happens.
Of my two rhizomes, the last one to break ground has the most growth. It has more and longer bines. I was worried about it at the beginning. Letting them go worked for me.

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Old 05-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #127
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Definitely gloating haha..... Are you keeping it well watered? Mine has been a really thirsty plus the high humidity. Once they take off they take off but until then they are getting their roots ready for it and establishing its crown. They also love Nitrogen

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Old 05-20-2012, 11:05 PM   #128
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I think I may have an iron deficiency from over watering them, among other things. Check out this thread I've been posting on.

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Old 06-01-2012, 06:33 PM   #129
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Any Idea what is up with my Cascade? All my other hops are doing just fine and i haven't done anything different to any of them. Used mostly good organic soil mixed with mushroom and bat compost.

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Old 06-01-2012, 08:10 PM   #130
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I got little cones on my puny little first year plants!!! Bout as big as a pencil eraser right now, but cones none the less. I'm thrilled...
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