There are new starter hop plants growing a few inches from the main vine stems. Can I dig up the starters to transplant?
Transplanting Hops Plants
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While the starter plants are actively growing, it is best to allow them to grow up the same trellis as the main plant or add an additional trellis for the additional bines to support themselves.
Next January or February, you can dig and separate the rhizome of the new plant and transplant it into a container. Grow indoors until April or May, then transplant into the garden as described in this article: