Training 4-6 bines per plant to the twine in early May.
An extreme example of stunted growth and discoloration from downy mildew.
The burrs are the young hop flowers that develop into the hop cones that will be harvested in late summer and early fall.
Variety Canadian Red Vine loaded with burrs (young hop flowers).
Hop cones on side arms.
Hop yard in July.
Farmscaping: flowers planted around the hop yard to increase habitat for predatory insects that feed on hop pests.
Our crew harvesting the variety Canadian Red Vine in late August.
Fresh picked hop cones.
Harvesting hop cones
Cones maturing on the variety Chinook.