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From: css@haze.ccsf.caltech.edu (Chris Shenton)
Subject: Hop growing
Date: 1992-03-02 19:04:32 GMT

On Feb 25, Daniel Roman <tix!roman@uunet.UU.NET > writes:

> I bought some cuttings from an outfit in Oregon and when they
> arrived by UPS ground I immediately opened the box and stuck them in
> the ground. I finally dug them up and all four were dead.
>
> Anybody know of a place on the east coast where I could buy some
> cuttings so that they would not have as much a chance of drying out
> before I get them?

I bought from Freshhops and had success with 8 out of the 10 rhizomes
that I bought, 2 rhizomes of 5 different varieties. The Cascades did
much better than the Hallertauer, Tettnanger, Mt. Hood, and
Willamette.

Just a data point.


BTW: I actually live in DC -- I'm just visiting the Left Coast.


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