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Offline Delo

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Re: I think my hops are drowning
« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2012, 02:36:25 PM »
I will be the first to admit I don't tend to my hops like I should and I'm not anexpert.  Some of my early hops brown on the edges.  I couldn't tell you if its good bad or neither but itdoesnt seem to happen to all of them  and I usuallyn get plentyn to harvest. You siad your hops are inpots, do you have enough drainage? They may be drowning since you had a  lot of rain and the soil could be saturated.  My hops in pots never grew well and I didn't get any cones in the first year. You really need large pots. Some people have recomended rain barrels or garbage cans.
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Re: I think my hops are drowning
« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2012, 09:34:16 AM »
Well I ended up getting some Miracle Grow to mix with water and that did the trick. They are so healthy that I'm starting to get new growth at the bottom of the bine where it had previously lost all its leaves. And my cascade are finally up to the balcony.  I harvested about 10 flowers (?) today and I'm drying them now.

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Thanks all for the tips!
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