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Old 04-02-2012, 11:13 PM   #21
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be prepared to have a lot of them mixed up. once they run out of vertical climbing supports, they will flop about and create a rat's nest as they grow around each other. many types of hops produce the majority of their cones at the top part of the plant (i.e. within the rat's nest). untangling them might not be an option, you'll end up ripping the bines but not separating them.

growing centennial and cascade near each other is a good idea since they are relatively similar and can be used in the same recipes. maybe dedicate the trellis to "IPA hops" so anything you can't distinguish can go in your "mystery IPA hops" collection.

or, as you say, you could not worry about it and just have a giant mystery hop collection that could have anything from williamette to columbus personally i would find that a tad limiting since you can't control what's going in your brew (i.e. aim for a style), then again it's kinda fun to not know how hoppy your wheat beer is gonna turn out.


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Old 04-03-2012, 02:06 AM   #22
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On the tripod or teepeeit'a all aroma hops or dual hops the rest will be in planters I have more aroma hops then bittering. and use them for IPA or a HOP HEAD ALE
I am not a big hoppy beer fan I am looking to see how they grow and have fun doing it and maybe enjoy a big hoppy with my own hops ,plus I will be the only big kid on the block who
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Old 04-08-2012, 04:49 PM   #23
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Well our hops are planted,We did every thing we could do for a happy home for them and will watch out for them,as they grow and will care for them thru out the summer,
The rhizome are from https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arrow...99155133452979 awesome.And Andy was very easy to do business
with and sent a few extra rhizome's for free
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Old 04-08-2012, 06:07 PM   #24
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We have 5 hops in planters.Plus one Cenntennial in the ground by the patio.
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:12 AM   #25
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Planted on the 04-08-2012, We have one Cenntennial peeking thru the mulch
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:09 AM   #26
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Well our hops are planted,We did every thing we could do for a happy home for them and will watch out for them,as they grow and will care for them thru out the summer,
The rhizome are from https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arrowhead-Hops/199155133452979 awesome.And Andy was very easy to do business
with and sent a few extra rhizome's for free
Crap. They are a lot nicer looking then the ones i got. Did u order jumbos or something?
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@Crito no Where did you buy your rhizome's? I think that the ones from Arrowhead
are great and they care about the quality of their rhizome's will buy from them again.
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:30 AM   #28
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Same place. Mine were healthy. Guess u got.lucky. i am not complaining. Just wondering if there was.another option on ordering. I recommend them as well. Youtube reviews show other places the same size as mine for 2 bucks more a pop.
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We really worked on the hop bed throw in Amend,Manure,new top soil.Labor of love
Had alot of fun doing it.
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