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Old 12-11-2007, 08:26 AM   #1
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Anybody here grow their own hops? I was wondering what kind of sunlight the different varieties need, what kind of yield you can expect, and if they smell like hops when they are growing.


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Old 12-11-2007, 12:03 PM   #2
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lots of people grow -

Needs good sun-
Yield after a few years can be up to 5-8lbs per good size vine I believe


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I tried this year and the crop failed. I intend to try again.
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Here:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthre...ghlight=garden

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthre...ghlight=garden

Those should get you started. I just searched "garden".
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Not much of a smell while growing. Even in the middle of a hop farm, the smell isn't strong.
One of the more complete listings of hop types, growth characteristics and yields.

http://www.freshops.com/usda_hop_desc2.html

[OSU keeps redesigning their site, so it is tough to find their list directly.]


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