Hops - Knowledgebase Question

Middletown`, CA
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Question by roystona
February 20, 1998
Where can one find seed for raising hops?

Answer from NGA
February 20, 1998
Actually, hops are not usually started from seeds because only the female plants yield the cones used in brewing. Hops are started from root cuttings, or rhizomes that are planted out in mid-spring. You should be able to purchase hops rhizomes from your local homebrew supply store.

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