‘Tis the end of the season and we must bid farewell to Chinook and Centennial. My Northern Brewer, you suck…only because you didn’t produce any hops this year. It was a great experience to bring back some green to my thumbs – check it out here. I will be better prepared next year and based on what I’ve read, I will be swimming in hop cones.
After my harvest I didn’t expect to get much more out of the plants, however weeks later when I went to check on them, I noticed several stray bines and probably a handful of cones on each plant.
You can see the energy being sucked out of the plant in this picture below. I didn’t get a good picture of it, but looking upward on the plant all the leaves and everything had fallen off and the bine is shriveling all up.