HOP PLANTS

healthy, strong, local plants for your hop yard

Ohio Grown from National Clean Plant Network Stock Plants

Our plant sales are perfect for new growers looking to get started with their hop yard. We're eager and happy to offer guidance through the set-up process. Plants are available spring, summer, and fall and may require a 2-3 month lead time depending on availability. 

We are also growers of native & ornamental perennials as well as beneficial host plants.

 

PRICING

4 1/2 inch deep rooted pots:    $5 each

BULK PRICES (15 ct. flats)
150 - 375 plants:            $4.50 each
376 - 750 plants:            $4.25 each
751 - 1125 plants:         $4.00 each
1126 - 1500 plants:       $3.50 each
1501+ plants:                  $3.00 each


PLANT VARIETIES

ALPHAROMA
Alpha acids: 5.8-11%, betas 2.6-4.8%, cohumulone 27%, total oils 1.2ml/100g, myrcene 44-60%, humulene 15%.
We love this plant! It grows rapidly and beefy like a true “alpha.” Alpharoma is a dual use hop bred in New Zealand. It is also referred to as Rakau Hop.  The aroma is potent citrus and tropical fruit flavors. It matures late, similar to other NZ varieties.  Storage stability is very good, over 70% remaining. Beer styles include Pale Ales, Lagers, IPAs, potent for wet-hopping seasonal ales.

 

CASCADE
4.5-7% Alpha Acids • Domestic  •  Finishing Hop
We call this the ‘flour’ in many beer recipes. Cascade is a staple for creating flavorful craft beers. It is a dual-purpose hop used in American Pale Ale. The aroma is flowery, citrusy, grapefruit & spice. It’s good for flavor and aroma, but an acceptable bittering hop. USDA release from Oregon State University in the early 1970s. It is named for the Cascade Mountain range. It ripens in late August and early September. It's used for all US-Style Ales, IPAs, Porters, Barley Wines, Witbier.  Common substitutes include Amarillo, Centennial, Ahtanum.

 

CASHMERE
It’s still early to tell, but there had been talk about Cashmere being a possible substitute to Citra for growers and brewers. The name suggests a smooth addition for craft brews. A product of parents Cascade and Northern Brewer, the Cashmere hop has a unique aroma of herbal, spicy and melon flavors with citrus fruits. It also contains an alpha acid range of about 7.7% to 9.1%, giving it a moderate bittering quality that works well in an IPA, APA, or any American Ale. Taste this brand new hop in commercial brews like Stag Hop #2 from Triple Voodoo Brewery.

CENTENNIAL
Alpha Acids: 9.5-11.5% , betas 3.5-4.5%, cohumulone 28-30%, Total oils 1.5-2.5 ml/100g myrcene 45-55%, humulene 10-18%
Centennial is probably the most grown hop in Ohio, next to Cascade - brewers love this hop. Sometimes called “super Cascade”; Centennial has nearly double the alpha profile of Cascade. Many craft brewers today find this to be a very favorable variety because of its balance of aroma/ bittering/high oils and lupulin content. It also has an abundant amount of lupulin that is dark yellow. The aroma is medium with floral and citrus tones; not as citrusy as Cascade but has more bittering.  Maturity is earlier in the season- late July/ early August. Storage stability is fair with 60-65% alpha acids remaining after 6 months. Beer styles include all Ale styles and can be used with Wheat Beers. 

 

CHINOOK
Alpha Acids: 10-14%, betas 3-4%, cohumulone 29-34%, total oils 1.5-2.7%, myrcene 35-40%, humulene 18-25%, caryophyllene 9-11%
Right up there with Cascade and Centennial, Chinook is one of the most widely grown hops in Ohio, considered a ‘workhorse’ due to its vigor. It is a dual-purpose bittering/flavoring hop with heavy aroma; spicy, pine-resiny with grapefruit notes. Beer styles include pale ales, lagers, IPAs, steam beer, and heavy bodied dark ales.


Complete list coming soon.