Humulus japonicus 'Variegatus' (Variegated Japanese Hop)

Vines are beautiful cascading over arches, trellis and walls, and they make a romantic addition to any vase. More
50 seeds 157037 £4.95

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Vines are beautiful cascading over arches, trellis and walls, and they make a romantic addition to any vase. Quick-growing and to a degree, cut-and-come-again, making an invaluable trailer for a magnificent vase of pale-coloured lilies, cosmos and dahlias.

Genus Humulus
Group/Species japonicus
Variety Variegatus
Type Tender Perennial Climber (grown as a Half-Hardy Annual)
Common Name Variegated Japanese Hop
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.6m (5ft 3in)
Spacing 1m (3ft 3in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow indoors in early spring, should germinate within 2-3 weeks at 20°C. Prick out into small, individual pots and gradually harden off before planting into their final position in late May. Will grow in most soil types in a sunny spot.
Care Tips Provide support for this fast-growing vine. It works well as a covering for walls or cascading over a garden trellis or pergola, and is quick-growing so good for picking. Caution: Wear gloves when handling as it may cause a skin irritation.
Flowering July – September (grown for foliage rather than flowers)
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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