Cascade Hop Rhizome
Cascade is the most used variety by American craft brews and great for new hop growers.
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This variety was created and released by the U.S.D.A in 1972. It is characterized as a medium strength aroma of unique floral/spicy with a bittering potential. Cascade is the most used variety by American craft brews and great for new hop growers!
How to plant hop plants
- Location: Hops love full sun, select a location that maximizes their exposure.
- Planting: Prepare the soil by digging a hole and ensuring it contains loose dirt that will let roots extend and soil drain. Place the rhizome 4 inches below the top of the soil, and 3 feet apart or more from the others. Loosely pack soil back on top of the rhizome, and don’t forget to mark what variety you have planted!
- Trellis: Hops want to climb, make sure you have twine and clips or have otherwise provided a way for them to stretch upward.
- Nutrient: Your hops will benefit from some fertilizer, you can use our speciality blend or an off-the-shelf option from your local nursery.
- Water: Besure to water your hops regularly, but don’t keep their surrounding soil saturated for extended periods of time.