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Old 01-18-2013, 10:27 PM   #1
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Not one multi day freeze, lots of recent rain, and ~60 weather has this happening. Should I just pinch them all off as soon as they're long enough?

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Old 01-19-2013, 11:55 PM   #2
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Pinch em off till March?


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Old 01-20-2013, 02:28 AM   #3
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Yeah, those first ones do some crazy stuff and don't really grow 'normally'. A couple weeks after you knock off all those early shoots that come from the surface buds, a bunch more will eventually come up from buds located lower on the crown and give you a more controlled growth. Happy growing!
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I wish i had that problem with my hops. My concern is making sure they survive the winter after a transplant.
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