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Old 07-18-2013, 06:02 AM   #1
Jan 2013
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ok so i have a centennial plant and i also have a US Golding, my us golding plant is doing vary well its around 14 feet tall and is starting to get full sized cones. now when do i harvest them? do i pick then as i see them or do one big harvest of all of it around sept oct? if i need to pick them now i just want to know that so i don't waist it.

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Old 07-18-2013, 12:32 PM   #2
Jan 2012
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Harvest when they're papery to the touch, browning around the edges, when you squeeze it, it springs back into its original shape, and when there is some visible yellow lupulin. I have a Sunbeam plant that is just about ready to have half a harvest. The rest are still forming cones from spurs. Keep it healthy and happy!

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Old 07-20-2013, 03:32 AM   #3
Sep 2011
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ever considered doing a wet hop ale? That would be nice to research for a nice accessible IPA depending on your yield. Think about it.

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