Growing your own hops is fun and easy. Fast
growing rhizomes produce hops the first year, and come back year
Hop plants, called humulus lupulus, for growing
your own hops. Hops are not typically grown from seeds, they are
propagated from root cuttings (rhizomes) that simply require no
special care. They are fast to grow and make attractive plants
for your garden. In the fall, harvest your hop cones
(flowers) and make a special brew!
Complete planting and growing instructions are
provided with each rhizome order.
When you receive your shipment take the plastic
bag of rhizomes out of the box, make sure they are slightly
moistened and keep them in a refrigerator until you are ready to
plant. Do not freeeze them.
One question that is asked a lot is "what will
grow in my climate?" listed below are the different Rhizomes and
what climate each variety will grow best in. Hops are most
productive grown between the latitudes of 34-50 deg.
All varieties are "first come first
Cascade: 4.5-7% alpha. Grows well in all
climates. Susceptible to aphids.
Centennial: 9.5-11.5% alpha. Grows well in all
climates. Susceptible to downy mildew.
Chinook: 11.0-13% alpha. Grows well in dry
hot climates. Does not grow well in moist climates. Subject to
spider mite. Great ornamental hop.
Fuggle: 4.0-5.5% alpha. Grows well in damp
climates, suffers a little in hot climates.
Golding: 4.0-5.0 alpha. Grows well in mild,
moist climates. Does ok in hot climates.
Hallertau: 3.5-5.5 alpha. Grows well
in mild, moist climates. Suffers a little in dry hot
Northern Brewer: Typical alpha acids are
7.0-9.0% Hardy specides
Nugget: 12.0-14.0 alpha. Grows well in all
Tettnang: 4.0-5.0% alpha. Grows well in a
moderate climate, suffers a little in hot climates.
Willamette: 4.0-6.0 alpha. Grows well in all
Hop Rhizomes - Grow Your Own!
2017 Rhizomes will be shipped to us April 11th. Delayed this year due to BRUTAL winter! Click on product name for varieties, planting, growing instructions and potential shipping restrictions.