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Postby ColMc » Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:33 pm

I've got two hop rhizomes in pots which I'm about to plant out. They both have three sprouted bines on them. I've read somewhere that the first growth should be cut and that secondary growth would then be much stronger. One of the bines on my cascade is now a foot long. Does anyone have any advice on this please? Should I just stick them in the ground and let them off?
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Postby Tube » Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:01 pm

Professional growers pinch off the first sprout. It encourages the slower growing ones to fatten up a bit.

Remember the aim isn't to grow the tallest plant you can, but rather the fullest.
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