Hop seeds viable? - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Hop seeds viable?
Sign-up To NEW HBT Article Newsletter - Brewing Articles Direct To You!

Thread Tools
Old 05-03-2011, 11:00 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
profallout's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Western Nebraska
Posts: 54
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts


Originally Posted by hazedandconfused View Post
I remember reading somewhere that you have to refridgerate these seeds in moist environment or something to that effect, i dont remember but will read up on it. If anybody has any info id sure appreciate it.
Here's a post I made last year:

"I planted around 100 seeds just for an experiment in late April. I had read about the fridge method to, however my results were completely opposite of what should have happened.

I did 5 different stages with 20 seeds each. All of them had a 24 hour soak in water in the fridge. I planted 20 with no more time in the fridge, 20 with 1 week, 20 with 2 weeks and so on. The seeds with only the soak and 1 week had 75% germination while the others had a obviously declining germination rate. If I remember correctly the 4 week soaked seeds only had 2 that were good.

I would suggest doing something like this with a lot of seeds. They're far from expensive. Just make sure you kill the male plants so they don't knock up any of the females that someone around you might have."

I didn't keep any of them. I had to move and hops that were almost certainly junk were the least of my worries.

profallout is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Viable dry hop technique? haighter Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 10-16-2009 10:18 AM
viable yeast cake sunblock Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 08-17-2009 09:39 AM
Yeast Starter Viable? (pic) Spludge Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 02-24-2009 11:57 PM
Yeast still viable? NitrouStang96 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 06-16-2008 01:36 PM
viable canned fruits.. timgman Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 04-09-2008 09:27 PM

Forum Jump