Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'
  • Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'
  • Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'

Humulus lupulus 'Aureus'

£15.00

(Golden Hop) A herbaceous climber, Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' has vigorous, twining stems and beautiful, soft golden-yellow foliage.

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A herbaceous climber, Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' has vigorous, twining stems and beautiful, soft golden-yellow foliage. In late summer or early autumn it produces clusters of attractive, greenish-yellow, male flowers.

The golden leaves are most eye-catching when Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' is allowed to grow up and through an old tree with dark green foliage or up trellis / wires against a wall or fence. The leaves will turn a brighter shade of gold in a sunny spot, if planted in shade they will be pale gold or green.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' will die back to the ground each winter and regrow in the following year.
  • Flowering Period: September.
  • Flower Colour: Greenish-yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' is a medium to large sized climbing plant.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft)
  • Pruning: Prune Humulus lupulus 'Aureus' hard in spring to remove all the old stems. 

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Climber - Medium (10 - 20 ft), Climber - Large (over 20 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot

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