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Hops 'Mt Hood'

 LIVE RHIZOME

SHIPS MID-MARCH THROUGH END OF APRIL

 SORRY, WE CANNOT SHIP TUBERS AND PLANTS TO: AK, HI, APO, PR and FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

1 rhizome- $7.95

2 or more $6.95 each

A vigorous grower of German ancestry, Mt.Hood is an early to mid-season crop. Mt. Hood is an aromatic hop that has a light sweetness with herbal notes. Similar tastes that you would find in a European style ale.

 

PLANTING

The hop (humulus lupulus) is a hardy perennial, which may grow up to 25’ in a season, dying back to the crown in the fall. Ripe flower cones can be harvested in August and September, dried, and used in brewing for flavor, aroma, bittering, preservation, and head retention. Under good conditions, a vigorous hop can produce up to 2lbs of dried flowers. Mature hop cones are 1” to 3” long, yellowish-green and papery to the touch. Plant in early spring, in full sun, one rhizome per hill with the buds pointing up, 1” deep, plants 3’ apart. When the vines are 1’ long, select 2-6 to train to supports and remove the rest.

 


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