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Old 06-08-2013, 04:29 PM   #1
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On average about how long does it take for a hop rhizome to sprout once planted?

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Old 06-08-2013, 04:49 PM   #2
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A week, maybe two max. How long has it been?
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Old 06-08-2013, 04:58 PM   #3
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Lots of factors in that one. Quality/type of rhizome. Ground temp, depth planted, amount watered...ext.

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Old 06-08-2013, 08:01 PM   #4
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Yup, it definitely varies quite a bit. My first-year, the pale, pencil thick rhizome plantings took a few weeks to pop up; otoh, this year I cut a finger-thick eyeless chunk of root stock from one of my third year Cascades and stuck it in the corner of the bed, and there were robust sprouts within the week...


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Old 06-09-2013, 07:41 AM   #5
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Look for the white shoots that's on your root. Leave the tips expose to the sun when you plant them. They will turn green in a day or two.

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