Originally Posted by billdog
So from what you are saying it sounds like I will be harvesting all at the same time? Will they start to smell on the bine?
No, just that yours need more time on the bine. Whether they all are ripe at the same time is a whole 'nuther matter, no way to tell from here.
If I stick my face right into a cluster of cones I can pick up a faint citrusy air on top of the "green" plant smell, but otherwise I'd say no. Otoh, when you get to pickin' your fingers will smell amazing