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Old 07-31-2008, 04:26 PM   #1
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Where can I pick up a rizohm? I have looked high and low across the internet and cant find anything.

Anyone have any direction on where to find a few?

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Old 07-31-2008, 04:28 PM   #2
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This is the wrong time of year. This is harvest season now, most rhizomes are sold in April-May.

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Old 07-31-2008, 04:34 PM   #3
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man, no wonder I cant find any

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I used Freshops.com.

I had a bit of fuzzy growth on my soil after planting, and after describing it to the owner, he simply shipped replacements. I think most people here have reported good service from there, although there are other places to get them at the right time of year.

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guess this is something that will have to go on the long term back burner, as I will be moving around that time next year.

thanks for the information.

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What you should do is buy the rhizomes next spring and put them in 1-2 gallon pots. That will give you a jump start on the growth whether you can transplant them after the move or end up leaving them in the pots for the summer.

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What is the proper way to winter hops planted in pots?

I have two hop plants growing outside and 7 plants growing inside... all in 1 gal pots (I put the two strongest outside). I live in PA, so our winters could result in total freezing of the pots if left outside.

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