Add a conversation piece to the garden with this twining vine. The light green foliage adds vertical interest to the garden—it also makes a great privacy screen. But what makes this vine a standout is its conelike flowers, or hops, that appear in midsummer and are used in beer making. Bareroot. Humulus lupulus 'Nugget'
Humulus lupulus 'Nugget'
Full Sun, Partial Shade
20 - 25 feet
12 - 18 inches
Apply a mulch in colder climates.
Moderate to fast
Conelike shape with strawflower like texture.
Green foliage in Summer, yellow-green foliage in Fall.
Cut vines down to the ground in late Fall.
Rich, well-drained, organic, damp soil.
Train to a fence or trellis. Vine grows 20 - 25 feet in one season. Planting depth: Make trench 6 inches deep, plant on side, cover with 2 inches of soil. Fill in trench as vine grows. All female vines. Variety is 3 - 4 times more bitter than most hop vines. Special considerations:--Water regularly to keep soil moist, not wet. Will not thrive in dry locations. Water deep once a week; more in hot, dry windy conditions. Winter hardy in Northern climates, yet it is best to apply a layer of mulch in mid to late Fall for extra Winter protection. The pale-yellow hops gives home brews authentic Old World flavor to beer and ale. Collect mature cones in the Fall and hang to dry. Cut vines down to the ground in late Fall. Fast growing perennial used as an ornamental plant and hops for beer making. Fruits are borne at the top of the vine in small papery clusters that resemble pine cones. Grow in full sun on trellis, fence, arbor, or other type of support. Keep soil moist, but not too wet or too dry. Collect cones in Fall and hang to dry. Cut down vines after they have been killed by frost. New vines grow from the ground in Spring. Will flower second year after planting. Hardy in the North.
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2020 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Tender Annuals & Temperature Sensitive Plants|
||4/27/20 - 6/5/20
||3/30/20 - 6/5/20|
|Last Order Date
||All Zones: 6/1/20