Where to Buy Hop Rhizomes


    Where to Buy Hop Rhizomes

    Where to buy hop rhizomes.  I have been asked over and over so I figure I would just put together a post and answer the question of where to buy hop rhizomes online.  I got my 2009 hop rhizomes from a local homebrew store Northern Brewer (ordered online even though they are local – still 20 mile drive) – as it turns out, they get their hop rhizomes from www.freshops.com.  You might as well go straight to freshops.com and cut out the middleman.

    You can sometimes find a local homebrew shop or hop grower selling rhizomes, but generally, online buying is more convenient, better selection and you can compare shop.  Don’t forget friends and other local hop growing enthusiasts, they may be willing to part with some rhizomes.  Barter a couple of homebrews to your friends that are growing hops for some hop rhizomes!

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    Where to Buy Hop Rhizomes Online:


    www.homebrewing.org  – AIH, Adventures in Homebrewing – great prices.

    www.thymegarden.com The Thyme Garden has been growing hops for over thirty years organically. We are offering over 20 varieties for pre-order right now. We’ve added an Information About Hops page and a Complete Hop Chart with descriptions, subs, uses etc. to our website. There are videos on info page explaining how to plant rhizomes including our two year old rhizomes.

    www.willamettevalleyhops.com – Commercial orders only – We offer hops and hop rhizomes. All product grown and obtained from generations old Willamette Valley, Oregon hop farms.


    Highhops.net – 53 varieties of hop plants 48 US states


    www.gorstvalleyhops.com (Hop Plants lots of 6 to 100+)


    RNV Enterprises Yakima Valley – Vickie.rhizomes@yahoo.com



    www.fourhorses.ca <== Canada Hop Rhizomes




    There are more hop rhizome sources, this is what I found Googling “buy hop rhizomes” and supplied links from readers.  If anyone has a hop rhizome vendor they have used and are happy with, let me know and I will include it in this list.  There you have it, not much time left to get your hop rhizomes planted for the 2009 growing season(now 2010).


    Categories : Growing Hops


    1. Melanie,
      Thanks for your input. Where there’s a will, there’s a way! Even though it is outside of the prime growing area between 35th and 55th latitudes, I have heard from people growing hops in Arizona, Texas, Florida and now right at the Mexican border! Go for it people – grow your own hops.

    2. Melanie says:

      Yes, you can grow them.
      As long as you have a light shade cloth that will still allow light to pass through it. And water it when the soil is almost dry or just slightly damp.

      I’m at the Mexican border – we have over 500 plants.
      Good luck!

    3. Cascade seem to do well in a lot of different areas. If I hear of any other varieties that do well in your climate, I will let you know. Any southerners have any hop variety suggestions?

    4. Roger Joseph says:

      I am going to try growing hops in Northwest Arkansas. Do you have any suggestions for a good hearty variety for this area of the country?

    5. Kris,
      Summit hops are a patented variety – like Amarillo, Simcoe… – not sold to the public. That is why you can’t find them.

    6. Kris Monzel says:

      I’d like to try a test plot of 20-30 Summit rhizomes on low trellises in 2016, but I’m having a hard time finding them. Any ideas? None of the sources on your list have them.


    7. Stephen,
      I am not certain if it is possible where you are at. Generally hops grow at latitudes of 35 – 55 although some have had success in Texas and Florida. I would try and find out how those folks do it, what varieties and any tricks they may employ. Sorry I don’t have any definitive answers for you. Try a few bines, maybe in partial shade if possible. If I find any info on this, I will let you know. Here is an excerpt from a southern California grower “I’ve heard that desert growers shouldn’t use raised beds as they dry out too fast. Maybe amending the soil with water-holding organics would help (I know peat moss can be used for this but it also acidifies soil levels so watch PH and go sparingly). Drip irrigation would be a must in my opinion. Chinook, Cascade, and Centennial are probably good choices for the hot dry climate. My Chinook plants in SoCal get blasted by full sun all day in raised beds and they do fine even in Santa Ana winds if I keep them hydrated. Start soil prep now and give thought to the trellis system before you get them in the ground…” from http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=235895

    8. Stephen lacock says:

      Want to grow hops as a retirement/bonus hobby.Live in the southwest( Mohave desert) I can grow a perfect potatoe in this heat, the pH is good and plenty of sun. Is there a hop heardy enough to take 120 DG.days?

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