Anyone know where to get Citra rhizomes?

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by driftlessbrewin, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. driftlessbrewin

    driftlessbrewin Jan 27, 2011 Minnesota

    With the major shortage coming for this variety I am ready to start growing my own. Anyone know what I can get some Citra rhizomes?
     
  2. nathanjohnson

    nathanjohnson Aug 5, 2007 Vermont

    You can't. They're licensed to commercial farms for growing due to their proprietary nature.
     
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  3. kjyost

    kjyost May 4, 2008 Manitoba (Canada)

    Find a farm that has Citra. Dig up a plant under cover of darkness. Otherwise the above statement is true.
     
  4. poopinmybutt

    poopinmybutt May 25, 2005 Nebraska

    where do you guys buy rhizomes from in general?
     
  5. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

    There are a couple sites that sell hops along with rhizomes. Haven't personally purchased any rhizomes, but really looking forward to it at some point.
     
  6. jmich24

    jmich24 Jan 28, 2010 Michigan

    Look up Great Lakes Hops, they sell a crown(actual plant) rather than rhizome(root cutting).
     
  7. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Make an inside connection at Sierra Nevada. ;)
     
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