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Hops Vine, Nugget - FV410

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$7.99
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  • Sold out for the season. Available again in March 2015.
  • Available to ship as soon as: March 20, 2015
  • (However, as we ship on a first come, first serve basis, your order may not ship until days or weeks later. You will receive an email when your order ships.)

Strong Herbal Aroma Great for Stouts and Ales

Hops (Humulus lupulus) are hardy perennial plants. Their female flowers are used for brewing or medicinal purposes. While commonly called vines, hops plants are actually bines that grow by wrapping themselves around a support, instead of by producing tendrils. The plant grows annual bines from a permanent root called a crown. Bines are vigorous and may grow up to 25 feet in a single season, and dying back to the crown in fall. The crown also produces underground stems called rhizomes that are used for vegetative propagation.

Hops are dioecious, meaning there are separate male and female plants. You will receive female rhizomes that produce female flowers. Hops are native to the temperate zones of the northern hemisphere. They are found wild in western Europe, Asia, and North America. Under good conditions, hops are a prolific bine, producing from 1/2 to 2 pounds of dried flowers per plant.

Hops are available in Late March.

All our bare root trees, vegetables and berries come with a limited replacement guarantee.

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