Hops are fast growing, woody perennial, herbaceous vines in the hemp family (Cannabaceae) and is native of the northern hemisphere. It has attractive, fingerlike, dark green foliage and clusters of small flowers covered with large light green pseudo petals. These cone-like, fruiting bodies are harvested from cultivated female plants and are most commonly used as a bitter flavoring agent in beer. Easily grown in any humus rich, yet well drained soil in full sun to partial shade. A very easy and adoptable vine.
Sow from autumn to late spring in any rather humus-sandy soil in a partially shaded spot. Keep pots in a sheltered and sunny spot outside during winter. Germinates in late spring to early summer. Transplant young plants after leaves fall in late autumn.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package.