2nd year hops cut back or let them grow

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Jcmccoy

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My hops are I'm there 2 nd year and I didn't cut any extra bines last year and i was wondering if I should let them grow free again or if i should only keep so many bines?
 

day_trippr

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Last year was my "second season", and following advice here I cut all the first shoots back, then picked the best looking four shoots from the next batch, trained them and kept nipping any new shoots off. It was a killer harvest, so I'm planning on doing the same thing this year...

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