Last Activity:04-25-2015 11:10 PM
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Posted in thread: New public varieties. on 04-25-2015 at 04:21 PM
If you ask really nice like, these guys may have some available later in the year: Plants
rather than rhizomes.
Posted in thread: Running Two Climbing Ropes from One Crown on 04-24-2015 at 03:31 AM
Here's a 3-way. A few years back I had it going up 5 poles with a great harvest. I feel that as
home growers, we can manage our crowns with a little more tlc than someone with many acres and
are able ...
Posted in thread: YOUR Experience With Using Moldy Rhizomes? on 04-22-2015 at 01:13 PM
As long as they're still firm, a little 'fuzz' on the cut ends is nothing to worry about. Just
don't overwater them starting out and you should be golden!
Posted in thread: 4th Year Plant Maintenance on 04-22-2015 at 01:09 PM
Hopefully they're planted such that you can dig 360 degrees around them as the rhizomes tend to
radiate/grow outward like the spokes on a bicycle wheel. Just take a spade and dig a trench
around the w...
Posted in thread: Help identifying these bines on 04-19-2015 at 03:22 PM
There can be a lot of variability concerning leaf shape in the newly emerged foliage when you
start off with rhizomes. Later on in the growing season as they become a little more mature
you'll most li...
Posted in thread: Propagate with a root? on 04-19-2015 at 04:17 AM
Looks like roots from here. Just dig a shallow trench and bury them with an inch or so of soil.
If there's any buds on them they'll pop up in a week or so.
Posted in thread: Propagate with a root? on 04-18-2015 at 02:33 PM
Picture would be great. The main root system is perennial but some very fine roots near the
surface come and go depending on growing conditions. If you follow one of the vines back to the
soil you'll ...
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 04-18-2015 at 07:22 AM
Nagmay, you're way ahead of me but I'm letting Ma Nature do much of the germination work. She's
a really cool old gal once you get to know her! I didn't have time to separate the seeds from
the cones ...
Posted in thread: Propagate with a root? on 04-17-2015 at 05:53 PM
Sounds like you're talking about rhizomes. The roots pretty much grow downward and the rhizomes
grow horizontally out and away from the crown. The major difference is that the rhizomes have
Posted in thread: Positive Buying Experience on 04-14-2015 at 04:23 PM
Thanks for sharing. I've known Dave since the very early 90's and have been to his operation
(along with his brewery: Oregon Trail) many times over the years and can say that he does
things the best h...