You said these are both first year harvests. As someone interested in planting in the next year or two, I have a couple questions.
First, what are your expectations from these hills in the future as far as weight produced?
Second, how much did you plant, and how much space were they given?
If and when I do this, I would like to know what to expect out of 1 rhizome, or 5, etc.
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First of all don't wait. I've had good results with both online rhizome suppliers and my LHBS. I started with 2 each, Cascade and Centennial. Planted in 20 gallon pots, watered EVERY day, probably harvested 4# total wet weight the first year. 2014 planted those in the ground along with 2 Fuggle and 2 Willamette, harvested 11+ wet weight. Finished with 44oz dry packaged hops. My trellis system is 12' tall, plant varieties are 4' apart in 12' long rows (room to split crowns). Definitely purchase a garden hose timer ($20) to ensure they receive enough water. Fish emulsion and plant food also helps. You can expect 2-4# wet hops from each plant after the first year, depending on climate, etc.