Plant Care Humulus Lupulus

Humulus Lupulus

Also known as

Hop, Hop, Common hop, Hop and Hops


Humulus lupulus

How to care for Humulus Lupulus


How often to water your Humulus Lupulus

Water needs for Humulus Lupulus
0.5 cups
every 9

Humulus Lupulus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Humulus Lupulus

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Hop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Humulus Lupulus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Humulus Lupulus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Humulus Lupulus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Humulus Lupulus in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Humulus Lupulus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Humulus Lupulus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Humulus Lupulus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Humulus Lupulus is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Humulus Lupulus

Humulus Lupulus

Humulus Lupulus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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