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Old 05-28-2013, 11:45 PM   #1
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Old 05-28-2013, 11:52 PM   #2
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not sure what is going on any ideas? alot of the leaves have brown spots.
Did you have a frost?

We had a night get down to 28F and some of my leafs, especially the lower ones, have brown spots not too much unlike that.


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Old 05-29-2013, 12:08 AM   #3
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Yes as a matter of fact i did back in April. The thing is tho it is happening on my new growth as well. You think it did something to the whole plant?
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Yes as a matter of fact i did back in April. The thing is tho it is happening on my new growth as well. You think it did something to the whole plant?
Shouldn't have. Maybe a lack of water?
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:44 AM   #5
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Not sure. I have it planted in a 30 gallon trash can with drainage drilled in. I water it twice a day not sure how much water tho i run the hose for like 30 sec each time.
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:54 AM   #6
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Depending on the size of your hops and the location where u live they need a lot. I live in SC and with my second and third year hops they can take 2-3 gallons per crown per day. My new centennial hops had a bit of browning on the lower leaves. I'm pretty sure it's due to lack of water or if you have recently fertilized it can be u added to much. Keep an eye on and if u can get some more pics
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:00 PM   #7
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:01 PM   #8
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I totally wouldn't worry about it. My hops get the crap beat out of them by weather and wind and insects and the occasional frost... and they are fine.
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Depending on the size of your hops and the location where u live they need a lot. I live in SC and with my second and third year hops they can take 2-3 gallons per crown per day. My new centennial hops had a bit of browning on the lower leaves. I'm pretty sure it's due to lack of water or if you have recently fertilized it can be u added to much. Keep an eye on and if u can get some more pics
I should also mention that I also put about 2 gallons of water with a tablespoon of miracle grow on them, so maybe my problem is over-fertilization too. But I definitely noticed the brown on my leaves befer fertilizing and after the frost. I'd be curious to see what other diagnoses there are for this.


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