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Title: Hydroponic hops vernalization
Post by: andyhopkins on August 16, 2018, 01:47:37 PM
Anyone have any experience with artificial vernalization of hydroponic hops? I've seen a few folks claiming to be doing it, but nothing on how it's being accomplished. I can't imagine throwing a rootball into the freezer without protecting it in some fashion.

Title: Re: Hydroponic hops vernalization
Post by: Phil_M on August 20, 2018, 02:31:14 AM
I can't answer your question, but I can say they my hops are in flower pots and have survived -10oF over the winter. I wouldn't be phased by throwing a crown into a freezer.