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Nugget Hops Vine

Quick, Shady Screen

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Nugget Hops Vine

Quick, Shady Screen

Climbing vine grows 20-25 ft. in a season and is winter hardy in the North. Large leaves look pretty against a fence or trellis. Produces pale yellow hops that give home brews authentic Old World flavor. Full sun to partial shade. Zones 2-9.
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  • Botanical Name: Humulus lupulus 'Nugget'
  • Height: Vine grows 20 - 25 feet annually.
  • Spacing: 8 feet between mature vines.
  • Depth: See Comments.
  • Spread: Vine.
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Yield: Mostly ornamental.
  • Color: Pale yellow.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Late Summer
  • Fruit: Bears pale, aromatic hops that look like fuzzy catkins.
  • Days To Maturity: Ripens August - September.
  • Zone: 2-9
  • Form: Perennial, Hops
  • Flower Form: Conelike shape with strawflower like texture.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained, organic, damp soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
  • Pruning: Cut vines down to the ground in late Fall.
  • Foliage: Green foliage in Summer, yellow-green foliage in Fall.
  • 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 in hot, dry windy conditions. Winter hardy in 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. Fast growing perennial used as an ornamental plant and hops for beer making. Fruits are borne at the top of the vine in small papery clusters that resemble pine cones. Grow in full sun on trellis, fence, arbor, or other type of support. Keep soil moist, but not too wet or too dry. Collect cones in Fall and hang to dry. Cut down vines after they have been killed by frost. New vines grow from the ground in Spring. Will flower second year after planting. Hardy in the North.

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