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Humulus

Humulus spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Humulus-lupulus

    Humulus Overview

    A small genus containing 3 species of herbaceous climbers in the Cannabaceae family native to the Northern Hemisphere where they are found in temperate zones. H. lupulus, also known as common hop, is widely cultivated for the brewing industry. They have deeply lobed, palmate leaves and small green flowers. In the garden they are grown as fast, vigorous climbers that can rapidly clothe a wall.

    Common problems with Humulus

    How to propagate Humulus

    Cuttings

    Tip cuttings in spring.

    Other uses of Humulus

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