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Hop

Humulus scandens

Also known as

Japanese hop

Humulus scandens by 雷麟霖 (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

2m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hop Overview

This perennial species will produce dark green streaked white 5-7 lobed leaves. The flowers are produced in spikes of green blooms in the summer.

How to propagate Hop

Seed

Sow the seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Hop

Bright foliage. Widely used in the brewing industry. Can conceal unsightly sheds or tree stumps. Used by herbalists to induce sleepiness.