Planting Rhizomes - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Hops Growing > Planting Rhizomes

Thread Tools
Old 03-14-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
Feb 2009
Northern Kentucky
Posts: 106
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

I went to my LHBS (Listermann's) to buy another fermenting bucket and some other stuff. When I was checking out, I asked if they knew where I could get Rhizomes. I was surprised when he said we got them.
So I bought one Hallertau Rhizome, just to see if I have any luck with them.
I have two questions.

Is it too early to plant them right in the ground for zone 6?

Do Deer or other animals eat hops?

Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2009, 08:55 PM   #2
Nov 2008
Posts: 562
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Here in WA the deer eat everything... Small pine trees, all flowers, anything "Tender" even Blackberry shoots.
For my hop row I've got several ideas on various stages of hop fence to protect the first 10' of hop growth as the deer will literally stand on their rear legs to eat the bits they want.

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Planting rhizomes now? cimirie Hops Growing 5 05-26-2009 05:19 PM
planting rhizomes BuzzCraft Hops Growing 10 05-03-2009 03:57 PM
planting rhizomes pingi Hops Growing 7 04-09-2009 05:39 PM
Planting Rhizomes stevenryals Hops Growing 9 04-07-2009 11:39 PM
How long can I keep Rhizomes in the fridge before planting? Stevorino Hops Growing 22 03-17-2009 05:58 PM

Forum Jump