Subject: Re: hopeless hops
Date: 1992-06-16 21:58:24 GMT
Dave Ballard asks:
> hey now- did anyone else get hop rhizomes from matucheski farms in
> wi this year? a friend and i ordered a bunch at the end of march
> and received them at the end of april. there was a problem with
> the weather in wi at the time so their harvest was late. anyway,
> we've had these things in the ground for like six weeks now and
> have seen no signs of life.
I ordered four rhizomes from them, the Hallertau, Cascades, Fuggles,
and Bullions, for myself and friends. All have come up and are doing
well (up to 12 inches growth so far).
> i never saw a rhizome before these arrived, so i don't know how thick
> they're supposed to be. the ones we got were _really_ skinny, like
> much thinner than my pinky. were they anemic or something? if anyone
They were all roughly the diameter of a pencil when received.
> so what is it? is it da hops? is it da good piscataway soil? is it
> da shoes?
Definitely the shoes.
Supercomputer Systems, Inc.
Eau Claire, WI
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