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Old 03-07-2009, 01:39 AM   #1
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Hays. think im gonna plant at least two varieties in mah yard in the spring...

where can one obtain some good seeds or seedlings? is it typical to find hop plants at a greenery or do I need to look at ta more specialized place or hopyard?

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Old 03-07-2009, 01:42 AM   #2
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You want rhizomes, not seeds. Check out freshops, hopsdirect, the online suppliers or ask your LHBS

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Old 03-07-2009, 01:42 AM   #3

You'll need to get rhizomes, though I'm not aware of any sources in Canada. Try Freshops.com or HopsDirect.com.

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Old 03-07-2009, 01:56 PM   #4
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There are also some vendors in our marketplace selling rhizomes at very good prices!
Looking forward to brewing some beer

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Old 03-07-2009, 04:17 PM   #5
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Do not use seeds I have Cascade and Chinook Rhizomes . All hop yards are planted w rhizomes . seeds can be male and all hops are grown w no males to polinate Glen

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Old 03-07-2009, 05:27 PM   #6
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Buying rhizomes from a US supplier will probably require some kind of import certificate. Most suppliers won't bother. I know Freshops does, but it's $20 USD.

Hops do not breed true, so seeds could give you odd results. Plus, half of the plants would be male.
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Old 03-08-2009, 06:52 AM   #7
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You can order from Crannog Ales in BC,Crannóg Ales - Certified Organic Ales brewed on-farm in British Columbia but I think that you might have already missed this years deadline.
I ordered 7 varieties from them this year and I can't wait to get them in the garden.

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