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Posted in thread: Harvest or not to harvest? on 08-23-2016 at 05:28 PM
Let your sense of smell do most of the work here. Once you see the lupulin beginning to form,
break one apart and rub it between the palms of your hands and smell. One week later, do the
same thing an...
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 08-21-2016 at 01:15 AM
Just picked and dried another one of the seedling selections from last year. This one won't
knock your sox off but has a very pleasant "general hoppy' aroma to it. Not good at descriptors
but using it...
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 08-21-2016 at 01:05 AM
"glorooms"? Better hope the moderators don't check in, yuk yuk!!
Posted in thread: No Hops on 08-20-2016 at 02:11 AM
Are you growing in containers? If so, this might explain things as they grow massive root
systems and those Centennials may be root bound/not happy. That variety can be tricky to grow,
even the commer...
Posted in thread: When to plant rhyzomes? on 08-19-2016 at 03:01 AM
Well, it is spring here in Brazil and I wanted to cut rhyzomes now. They cut them in the spring
in US, but when I bought some they have obviousky been in the refrigerator for a while ..is it
best to a...
Posted in thread: When to plant rhyzomes? on 08-18-2016 at 03:11 AM
Can I cut rhyzomes and plant right away? Or are they better off vernalized for a while ? (Put
in refrigerator for a period of time)Wait until the plants die back this fall and then make
your cuttings ...
Posted in thread: Rhizomes in fridge on 08-11-2016 at 02:44 PM
You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Go for it and don't overwater them, just keep
from TOTALLY drying out. One tip would be to plant vertically with the upper set of buds right
at the soi...
Posted in thread: multihead leaves on 08-08-2016 at 05:12 PM
As far as I know, Todd was responsible for all 3 (excluding the Willow Creek) and there are
others that were in deveiopment when he sold his program to Eric. On the majority of the
Posted in thread: Do we really need to dry to ~10% moisture on 08-08-2016 at 03:08 PM
There are other reasons for drying down to a target moisture percentage like this unfortunate
situation that helped fuel the 2007 "shortage":
Posted in thread: winter chill requirement on 08-05-2016 at 03:42 AM
From all I've ever seen is that they need to be kept at around 38-40F for about 6 weeks for
everything to work properly.As for varieties that need less of a vernalization (temperature or