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Old 01-12-2011, 01:15 PM   #1
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C'mon spring get here! Can't wait to watch them grow even bigger this year.

These were just a few of my cascades from my 2nd year plant during last years harvest.


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Old 01-12-2011, 02:03 PM   #2
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WOW... those are huge cones. I wonder if they will get bigger this year or if you will just get more. Either way, WOW.


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Old 01-12-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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Not sure how they can get much bigger, they were monsters and some of them were even larger than in the picture above. The 2nd year plant yielded me nearly 2 lbs dried before I gave the rest of the plant away and there was probably another 1 lb+ left on the plant. It was a monster.

Here's a pic of it at midway through the season. Cascade on left, 1st year Centennial in the middle and 1st year Columbus on the right.
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Old 01-12-2011, 02:51 PM   #4
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You should make a zen hop cave. Just go in there in the evenings and breathe.

 
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Old 01-12-2011, 02:58 PM   #5
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You should make a zen hop cave. Just go in there in the evenings and breathe.
I just immerse myself in the foliage and if I meditate long enough the vines begin to grow on me and we become one

 
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Old 01-12-2011, 05:21 PM   #6
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I just immerse myself in the foliage and if I meditate long enough the vines begin to grow on me and we become one
That sounds very itchy.

 
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Old 01-12-2011, 06:17 PM   #7
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The cones, duke! The cones! They are bigger than your fingers!

 
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Old 01-12-2011, 06:51 PM   #8
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those are some serious hops cones. hopefully wheni get mine deliverd this spring i will be able to get some going nicely.
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Old 01-13-2011, 05:54 PM   #9
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I grew cascades last year for the first time in plastic half barrels (because I was moving and didn't want to leave them behind). The cones grew to be about 2 inches long and I ended up with a pound! I was quite surprised.

 
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I grew cascades last year for the first time in plastic half barrels (because I was moving and didn't want to leave them behind). The cones grew to be about 2 inches long and I ended up with a pound! I was quite surprised.
Nice! Cascades love growing here in the northern midwest. Hard not to get them to produce well really.



 
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