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Old 09-02-2010, 08:34 PM   #11
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Mine never did flick off. I just took a pair of scissors and clipped them off one by one. I've read it's better to pick early than late.
Oh man, I'm so confused, I've read the exact opposite, that it was better to pick late than early, beacuse of the grassy smell i think


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Old 09-03-2010, 04:05 PM   #12
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Just want to query the brains of the knowledgeable people here and see what you think of these Cascades. I'm wondering if they are ready to pick. Squeeze the cones and they spring back ...not as papery feeling as the Mt Hoods and Willamettes I picked but some papery feel. Here's a picture of them cut open... (I picked on browning a bit and one that wasn't ...most are not browning)

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