name: "Hops Vine" or "Golden Humulus"
Latin name: Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'
Zone: 4 -
Growth habit: Climbing vine
Max height: 15' - 20'
Flowers: Yes, summer. Native to area: No, Western
Asia and North America.
Available varieties: 3
Plant Hops Vine in full sun to partial shade in compost rich, well
drained soil. Hops is a vigorous fast growing vine that under
ideal conditions can grow 15 to 20 foot in a single season. During
winter the plant will go dormant and die back to the ground.
Once established Hops vine can be difficult to eradicate.
Only female Hops vine produces flowers. Small 3/4" white
to yellowish-green fragrant flowers develop into a cone
like fruit by fall.