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HUMULUS

Commonly known as Hop



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Aromatics and natural preservatives are the main qualities of this twiner with fragrant flowers, the female inflorescences being the "hops".

It is also pleasant to look at draped over a supporting structure.

Genus of 2 species of widely distributed herbaceous perennials with twining stems. In the hemp family.

H. lupulus is a common native.

Further Reading....

  • 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
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennials. Leaves are 3- to 7-lobed and broadly oval. Small male and female flowers are produced on separate plants, females in cone-like spikes.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for the brightly coloured foliage. Flowers are good for dried arrangements.
  • Place of origin - naturalized in northern temperate regions (country of origin unknown)
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich

Buy Varieties of HUMULUS

HUMULUS lupulus

HUMULUS lupulus  >


Commonly known as: Hop.
Yellowish green cone-like clusters of flowers, vigorous climber
£15.00 each

HUMULUS lupulus 'Aureus'  AWARD

HUMULUS lupulus 'Aureus'  >


Commonly known as: Golden hop.
Golden leafed hop
£15.50 each
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