'Common hop' is a plant in the Humulus genus with a scientific name of Humulus lupulus. The botanical name epithet for Common hop (lupulus) means 'willow-wolf, an old folk name that derives from the habit of climbing (devouring) willow trees'.
An annual vine (technically “bines” not vines) from a perennial rhizome. Vigorous climber, up to 25 feet if given the chance. Climbs by twisting around narrow object such as twine, cord, wire, or pole. Varieties grown for the flowers/cones which contain bitter oils and aromatic compounds used to flavor beer. Not a picky plant, the rhizomes spread under favorable conditions, allowing the plant to be divided. All varietals are propagated from root cuttings or layering.It is a herb that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Common hop is known for growing with a forb habit to a height of approximately 8.00 metres (that's 26.00 feet in imperial). Popular varieties of Common hop include: Cascade, Golden, Willamette, Chinook, and Mt. Hood.
Common hop is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Common hop so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Common hop so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Common hop plants:
Humulus lupulus L.
Misspellings: Humulus lupus, Beer Hops, Brewing Hops, Common Hops