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Old 10-24-2011, 10:09 PM   #1
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Hi I just saw this guy and I was wondering if he was a mutant or having gender issues.






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Don't see any boy parts, so I'm guessing "mutant"...

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Could it have been pollinated by some male in the area? Plants do strange things when they're fertilized...
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...like people do.
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looks like an angel cone, which are common in some strains of hops moreso than others. You have a picture of the tip of the cone? Hard to tell if those "hairs" at the end of the cone are just left over hairs from the burr or it that is some other sort of growth anomaly. "Male parts" are distinctly different, so my guess is it's just an angel cone.
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Hey thanks for the fast responses...

I thought I remembered reading about hops throwing out signs of stress by throwing out boy parts but I am not positive...

Day Tripper I am thinking the same thing lol
Poppin Im thinking I am the only hopsman on the block
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Its a hop squid
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Quote:
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Its a hop squid
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at 7:05 he calls one of those a "Hop Squid"
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Quote:
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at 7:05 he calls one of those a "Hop Squid"
How Funny... Thats exactly was it is ..


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