- Home Gardeners -
Hops are hardy herbaceous climbers with male and female flowers produced on separate plants. Hops are becoming increasingly popular for brewing, floral arrangements and potpourri. The plants have vigorous growth which provides welcome summer shade when trained over a pergola or arch. Grows to 20-30 metres then dies back in winter, remains should be trimmed back. Plant in sunny locations as plants need 13 hours of sun a day. Produces cones from 3 years old.