Botanical Name: Humulus lupulus 'Golden Nugget'
Height: Vine grows 20 - 25 feet annually.
Spacing: 8 feet between mature vines.
Depth: See Comments.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Yield: Mostly ornamental.
Color: Pale yellow.
Foliage: Green foliage in Summer, yellow-green foliage in Fall.
Blooms: Late Summer.
Fruit: Bears pale, aromatic hops that look like fuzzy catkins.
Days To Maturity: Ripens August - September.
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained, organic, damp soil.
Growth Rate: Fast growing perennial vine.
Comments: Train to a fence or trellis. Vine grows 20 - 25 feet in one season. Planting depth: Make trench 6 inches deep, plant on side, cover with 2 inches of soil. Fill in trench as vine grows. All female vines. Variety is 3 - 4 times more bitter than most hop vines. Special considerations:--Water regularly to keep soil moist, not wet. Will not thrive in dry locations. Water deep once a week; more sparingly in hot, dry windy conditions. Winter hardy in the Northern climates, yet it is best to apply a layer of mulch in mid to late Fall for extra Winter protection. The pale-yellow hops gives home brews authentic Old World flavor to beer and ale. Collect mature cones in the Fall and hang to dry. Cut vines down to the ground in late Fall. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, ID, MN, MT, OR, PR, WA.
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