HUMULUS lupulus

Commonly known as Hop

Yellowish green cone-like clusters of flowers, vigorous climber
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Coarsely toothed leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Green
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous, twining perennial. Male and female flowers are produced on separate plants.
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Climbs clockwise by means of stiff, backward-pointing hairs.
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

HUMULUS lupulus

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    The native hop. Wildlife plant - butterfly and moth caterpillars.
    Medicinal properties
    Used to flavour beer and in medicine for its sedative properties.
    Pests & Diseases
    Verticillium wilt.
    Place of origin
    Europe, western Asia, North America.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
    Spikes of female flowers to 2cm (¾in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    (People & Pets) May be toxic to dogs
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
6m (20ft)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Buy Varieties of HUMULUS lupulus

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HUMULUS lupulus 'Aureus'

HUMULUS lupulus 'Aureus'

Golden hop

golden leafed hop

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£17.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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