Humulus lupulus growing vine of the genus Humulus also known as Hops humulus lupulus or hops, Humulus lupulus perennial deciduous used for bear, edible and medical reason and also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9.
Leaves edible color green in heart shape can be lobed shape with 3-7 lobes, the edge serrated.
Humulus lupulus flowers
Flower fragrant the color white or green, female and male grows on separate plants, female flower edible, the female flowers grow in a green hive and the male flowers white and grow in clusters.
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Requirements for Humulus lupulus growing and care:
Moist soil, nitrogen, cold winter
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, to get only female plant
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, aphids
How to prune:
Cut when the plant dies back
Size of the plant?
4-8 m, 12-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Fragrant color white or green, female and male grow on separate plants, female flower edible, the female flowers grow in a green hive and the male flowers white and grow in clusters.
Pollination is done by:
No need to pollinate better to grow only female
Uses of Humulus lupulus flower:
Bear (only female flowers)
Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can cut free, better not to cut with stems
Information about leaves:
Heart shape leaves can be lobed shape with 3-7 lobes, the edge serrated.
Uses of Humulus lupulus leaves:
Cooked, eaten raw, salad,