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Old 07-18-2013, 06:09 PM   #1
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Hey all,

So I've got a couple first year plants. They were growing so well and exploding basically. Then the flowery burrs showed up (and lots of them!). But the plant slowed/stopped growing (as expected).... And still no cones weeks later. What's up with that. I've seen on here other first year plants already producing cones. Any thoughts?


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Old 07-18-2013, 07:22 PM   #2
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seems ok. No cones on 2nd year plants here in NY either.


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Old 07-18-2013, 07:27 PM   #3
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I have 4 different varieties and all show burrs. So far, only one (Magnum) has produced a few cones. Might be dependent on the variety I guess. Hopefully we'll all see some more cones soon!
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My Centennials are all heavily coned, but none of my Chinook or Cascades have anything but a crap ton of burrs so far...

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I guess I just got a case of the "noobie worries". Dang it! I thought I had them under control!
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you'll be fine most of ours are all still in the burr stage trasitioning over to cones.
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Old 07-25-2013, 02:17 AM   #7
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Same problem as the OP. 2nd year cascades and other varieties took off with a vigor during the rainy weather this spring & early summer. Awful heat these last few weeks which I believe caused them to slow down. Plenty of burrs… cones are just starting to form.


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