Grower notes:Common Name: Chlordane Trade Names: 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,8-octachloro-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-4,7- methanoindan; Velsicol 1068; Velsicol 168; M-410; Belt; Chlor-Kil; Chlortox; Corodane; Gold Crest C-100; Gold Crest C-50; Kilex; Kypchlor; Niran; Octachlor; Synchlor; Termi-Ded; Topiclor 20; Chlordan; Prentox; and Penticklor.
This group of pesticides can permanently damage your hops and cause a decline in vigor over multiple seasons.
(On a side note - the insect growth regulator pyriproxifen - trade name Distance is also very phytotoxic to hops)
Lynn, the head hop grower at Great Lakes Hops has over 30 years of experience in the horticultural field. Browse the blog articles here to find useful growing information for humulus lupulus, based on personal experience and observations at Great Lakes Hops.