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Old 05-23-2012, 03:09 PM   #1
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Ordered jumbo rhizomes from willamette valley hops. they sent me an extra with the description "cascade?fuggles?" any way to figure this out other than lab analysis?


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Old 05-23-2012, 05:22 PM   #2
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It's going to be hard to tell. Email me photos of the plants after they have leafs.

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Old 05-23-2012, 05:40 PM   #3
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Ordered jumbo rhizomes from willamette valley hops. they sent me an extra with the description "cascade?fuggles?" any way to figure this out other than lab analysis?
If it grows like ****, it's a fuggle. If it grows like an animal, Cascade.

Also, fuggle is one of a few that will be discernible from cascade, IME, especially if you have known fuggle or cascades in your hopyard already. Fuggle are not vigorous growers/producers and their cones will be smaller and discernibly less pungent (more musty/herbal) than cascades.
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Well I'm guessing cascade if going by growing tendency. Thing has taken off like a rocket!

Although the other cascade rhizome in partial shade is coming along less vigorously. Shade or non porting soil mix contributing to this?
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Well I'm guessing cascade if going by growing tendency. Thing has taken off like a rocket!

Although the other cascade rhizome in partial shade is coming along less vigorously. Shade or non porting soil mix contributing to this?
My fuggles started the strongest of the 6 types.
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If it grows like ****, it's a fuggle. If it grows like an animal, Cascade.

Also, fuggle is one of a few that will be discernible from cascade, IME, especially if you have known fuggle or cascades in your hopyard already. Fuggle are not vigorous growers/producers and their cones will be smaller and discernibly less pungent (more musty/herbal) than cascades.
Haha, I would agree with that. My first year Cascades (crowns) are about 3' tall and my fuggle is just throwing new shoots off.
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Haha very inconclusive. Guess a SMaSH is in order!(in Sept)


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