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Posted in thread: Growing hops in the devils anus. on 03-11-2014 at 11:36 PM
Congrats - good to see some hop sprout action. I am at least a month away from sprouts. Still a
foot of snow on the ground (Minneapolis, MN area). 26 degrees for a high tomorrow, but a warm
Posted in thread: Texas Hop Garden on 04-15-2013 at 03:33 PM
Great to see hops growing in Texas (lot of folks say it can't be done). My hops sprouted, then
4 days later 4 inches of snow and snow for 6 days straight! Temps are hovering between 30 and
35 so I am ...
Posted in thread: Growing hops in the devils anus. on 04-11-2013 at 02:14 AM
Good luck and keep us posted on your hops. I am very interested if it can be done in Texas.
Posted in thread: Growing hops on 03-31-2013 at 05:33 PM
Depending on variety, maturity, height and conditions, you can easily get half a pound dried
hops per plant.
Posted in thread: growing hops on 03-17-2013 at 09:29 PM
10 feet won't be an issue. Less height/surface area for fewer cones but it won't hurt the
bines. Once they top out, they will start to send out laterals (branches) and bush out. Same
varieties should ...
Posted in thread: growing hops on 03-17-2013 at 01:13 PM
In big enough pots (5 gallon or bigger) they will easily reach 15 to 20+ feet. So give them as
much rope/twine as you can (up to 20 feet). They will take what you give them - if 10 feet is
all you can...
Posted in thread: Hop rhizome buying on 03-06-2013 at 01:11 AM
Here is a list of online hop rhizomes vendors (a couple even sell hop plants). The varieties
you choose depend upon the styles you brew, but generally you want at least 1 aroma hop and 1
Posted in thread: Growing hops near well - invasive? on 02-11-2013 at 04:56 PM
Hop roots go deep and wide. I would keep 'em at least 20 feet away from your well to be safe.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-08-2013 at 02:44 AM
Holy crap, this is huge!
Posted in thread: Growing Hops on 10-19-2012 at 01:32 PM
You are right. Picking hops by hand is a pain and time consuming. While hops are cheap now,
they haven't always been - there have been shortages too. It is more of a do it yourself
satisfaction thing ...