HUMULUS lupulus

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HUMULUS lupulus

Common Hops
Select Item No. HG280

Also available as:

1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 100 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Cannabaceae
Origin: Europe, North America and Asia
Special Features: Attractive 'cone-like' seeds on female plants. Straw-colored flowering bracts. Plant on fence posts or trellises. Medicinal Plant of the Year 2007 in Germany.
Historical: Female plants are the source of hops, one of the principal ingredients of beer. Humulus is also related to cannabis.
Basic Colour: (green)
Flower Colour: straw-colored
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: opposite leaves with 3-5 lobes and bristly stems, green
Growth Habit: climbing
Height with Flowers: 200 cm
Spacing between Plants: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: sandy / average / loamy
Characteristics: medicinal plant / beneficial plant / culinary herb
Portion weight: 0.2778 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.7027 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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