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Offline Joseph

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Hop rhyzomes
« on: April 19, 2019, 10:07:10 PM »
Lost my cascade plant during a deck renovation. Recently ordered a “third year” hop rhizome that is very large with a huge root system. Is there any benefit to that or did I just pay double for no reason?

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Re: Hop rhyzomes
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2019, 10:34:46 PM »
Lost my cascade plant during a deck renovation. Recently ordered a “third year” hop rhizome that is very large with a huge root system. Is there any benefit to that or did I just pay double for no reason?

You will get more hops earlier. The ball will have some root shock being transplanted, but you will probably get a good yield the first year.
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Re: Hop rhyzomes
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2019, 11:26:56 PM »
That’s what I was hoping to hear. The previous plant was entering its 3rd year before it was accidentally up rooted by a friend of mine.