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14/07/2014 at 00:04

Anyone grow their own hops for beer making?  This might be something we'd like to do.

14/07/2014 at 07:40

You have seen them growing in Kent, maybe? Six metre high poles with wires strung between them? and all that pulling down to the ground when they have flowered?

I don't suppose they have to be frown in such a mechanical fashion, but I do know that they have extremely sticky, scratchy and razor sharp stems and they would wrap themselves around any tree with enthusiasm. Very difficult to harvest.

But a pretty plant if left alone, though very rampant and invasive.

14/07/2014 at 08:08

my husband bought some seeds this year and wanted me to grow them for the same reason. However they are not easy seeds to grow needing x2 cold periods !! i may give it a go next year

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