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Old 05-08-2014, 02:58 AM   #1
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Two years ago I planted Cascade and Sterling, about 3 feet apart. They each grew a little in the first year, really not much. In year two, however, I got pretty good growth pretty much in between the original plantings, and I didn't really get a harvest. This year it is again growing between, and I don't know what it is! I don't know if it's the Cascade, the Sterling, or some of both. Is there any way to tell what I have this early in the season? If I have some of both, I'd like to train them to separate trellises. I know I can just smell the hops when I harvest them to tell, but that will be impossible to separate the crops at that point.

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Old 05-08-2014, 09:56 AM   #2
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You should be able to dig with your hands around the shoots and find the rhizome and sort of follow it back to the crown. I had to thin mine out because the cascades were growing into my other plants as well.

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