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Hops and fences

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By Mookins

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

have spotted an area where I can have the hops I was given that thankfully wont upset my veg or have to be grown in a pot.BUT its against a fence!! Now firstly will it give a terrible pong as ive read its quite strong smelling I dont want to upset the neighbours, secondly is it easy to control if it gets over excited (dont want it to be like ivy) and lastly does it cause major problems on fences?

Im trying my hardest to find a home for this and if all else fails Il give it away

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On plant Humulus lupulus


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Well it gets huge in a season, but it's not like ivy ,more like, say, virginia creeper or a grapevine. It'll need support and you'll have to keep it in check by looking weekly and lopping off where you don't want it. I can't say I've ever noticed a smell, unless you crush the leaves, but maybe that's just me.

26 Jun, 2009

 

Don't say we're not going to have Mookins Brewery after all! I'm crushed.
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26 Jun, 2009

 

will keep it and keep it well under control

will tell you BBB when the brewery is opened hehe

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26 Jun, 2009

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