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Re: Long Cascade hops
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2010, 06:27:23 PM »
My (first year) hops were doing great (eastern PA) and then they turned brown as quick as could be.  Any ideas why?  I'm going to harvest this weekend what's left - maybe half of the crop. 


Can't figure out how to post pictures otherwise I'd show them when they looked good.

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Re: Long Cascade hops
« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2010, 06:52:11 PM »
My (first year) hops were doing great (eastern PA) and then they turned brown as quick as could be.  Any ideas why?  I'm going to harvest this weekend what's left - maybe half of the crop. 


Can't figure out how to post pictures otherwise I'd show them when they looked good.

Part of my Cascade bine did too.  I think the vine that actually fuels the browned hops has stopped supplying moisture and nutrients to the cones because it has dried up.  It's a moisture issue.
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Re: Long Cascade hops
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2010, 05:53:46 AM »
two weeks ago I harvested and got several Willamette about that size

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Re: Long Cascade hops
« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2010, 05:43:32 AM »
I have no idea how long my cascades got this year as I had to say farewell to my hopyard when we moved at the end of July. 

 :'(

However, in the past my Cascades have been fairly long as well.  I think last year my Chinooks were the longest and that was their first year.  IIRC they were similar to your photos.
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