Will tree roots cause problem for Rhizome growth?

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1stTimer

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I will be planting my rhizomes in about 2 weeks. I just got in from outside where i was digging some holes to put compost and wood ashes. As I was digging I came across a number of tree roots. I was able to cut them with the shovel so the hole is fine. I just wonder if those roots will present any problems for the rhizomes? Any input would be greatly appreciated.
 

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They won't inhibit the growth of the hop's roots, but you will have to keep a close eye on the watering aspect. If those tree roots are healthy they could suck up a LOT of water that you want for your hops.
 
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Appreciate it. I should be ok. Some of them go to a stump. Others to a tree that a good ways away. But msot are too a dead tree. THat makes me feel better.
 
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