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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2010, 03:32:24 PM »
Finally starting to see some Fuggle shoots here in Colorado.





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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2010, 12:18:49 PM »
If I had shoots like that I'd be hooting and hollering!  I do finally have three different types up, one each of Sterling, Golding and Centennial... but they're "just" poking through now, less than a quarter of an inch.  Just enough to identify them as hop shoots really.  I'm hoping for the rest to poke through soon. 

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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #17 on: March 25, 2010, 01:08:03 PM »
Finally starting to see some Fuggle shoots here in Colorado.







My Fuggles are looking about the same. We must have a similar climate right about now.
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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #18 on: March 25, 2010, 01:27:39 PM »
Here's a shot of my Magnum breakin' on through to the other side.

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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2010, 03:12:39 PM »
I got shoots, time to get the trellis back up soon.
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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2010, 07:42:09 AM »
All of mine are now up, some of them are 6-8" tall already.  I have 24 Cascades and 2 Nuggets.  I've restrung the trellis and I think we're done with freezes down here so they should take off fast now.
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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2010, 06:36:49 PM »
I think we're done with freezes down here so they should take off fast now.

Here too.

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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #22 on: March 29, 2010, 07:16:13 AM »
Had a problem last year with my Magnums and Cascades tangling, as well as the Cascades growing into the air conditioner.  So since I was trying to squeeze a little too much out of a small space, I got rid of the Magnum and moved the cascades.  Possibly a bit early here now, but we'll see in a week or two.

Supposed to be 70's for the majority of this week, which should only help.
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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2010, 08:02:50 AM »
All mind (2 each cascade, Willamate, Goldings, simcoe, tettnager, and fuggles) were about 6-8 inches yesterday.

I say "were" as I am following the advice in that hop garening book to cut the first shoots down to the ground, wait for the second set, and only allow 2-3 of those to grow to maturity.  This is my third year with all these.

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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2010, 12:32:32 AM »
24 Cascade, Wow Corky you must like the Cascade.

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« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2010, 02:43:11 AM »
I've got 17 plants again this year if they all come up and I'll take cuttings off them next year so I can plant more.  Its not that I can use them all but they look really nice once they've filled out.  They make a great hedge that you don't have to tend too much.   :)  I wouldn't mind having a hundred of them.   8)

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Re: Hop Pics
« Reply #26 on: March 31, 2010, 11:28:30 AM »
I'm in central OK.  I've have the plants in for 2 years now.  Here comes the Nugget...



... and limping in behind is the Cascade