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Cascade Hops Plant

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Classic Choice Spicy Citrus Cascade Hop

  • Midseason
  • Versatile Aroma Type
  • Can Also be Used for Bittering
  • Great Production
  • Large, Elongated Cones
  • Balanced Taste
  • USDA Introduction
  • Good Resistance to Mildew
  • The Definitive Hop For American Craft Beer

Why mess with success? Incredibly popular Cascade Hop (Humulus lupulus 'Cascade') is a craft brewmaster's delight.

Both bold and well-balanced, the Cascade Hop variety was first developed and introduced by the USDA breeding program and Oregon State University. The goal was to boost North American beer production and give an American hops alternative for the brewing industry.

Named after the beautiful Northwest mountain range that nurtured it when it was first developed in the 1950's, Cascade Hop has grown to become the favored hop of craft breweries all across America. Cascade gives beers, ales and lagers a distinctly "American" taste, completely unlike European versions.

These days, people across the country are growing these gorgeous bines to turn profits and run small-scale brewing.

Cascade features a spicy flavor with floral hints. Typically used in Pale Ale and IPA recipes, Cascade Hops can also be added to Blonde Ale, Hefeweizen and even Porter.

Full-bodied, unique floral flavor with moderate bitterness is the hallmark of Cascade. Some even swear that it features a welcome note of fresh grapefruit.

Aroma-type Cascade Hops are usually added to the last 15 minutes of the boil to impart a flavorful finish. But this special variety can also pull double duty on the bittering side of the process.

Cascade Hop is a perennial bine that produces a large harvest of dark green, compact cones and comes back year after year. Read on to learn #ProPlantTips for maximizing your harvest of these alpha acid-rich hops.

Growing Hops takes a bit of dedication, but there is nothing more satisfying than a class of truly homemade ale. Who knows? Your craft brewed hobby may just grow into a legacy for your family.

Order our expertly grown Cascade Hops today! It grows well across much of the United States, and imparts tremendous flavor and aroma.

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How to Use Cascade Hop in the Landscape

These long bines need room to develop. Allow plenty of sunlight and good air circulation around each row.

Support your Hop plants on a trellis, or use a series of tall poles in concrete. Add sturdy twine on a yearly basis from the top of your pole to a stake at ground level.

Let these pretty bines serve double duty as a fast-growing privacy screen. Hops make a very appropriate garden wall for an outdoor dining room, wouldn't they?

Have a little fun with your layout. No one says the rows must be perfectly straight, after all.

Why not place your Hops in a serpentine path, or curve them around your outdoor grill for shade in the summer? You can even use a single pole with multiple strands of twine at the top to create a fun Tipi for the kids to enjoy.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Give Hops full sun and sharply drained soil. Elevate the planting with additional sandy loam if you need to improve drainage.

Provide a moderate amount of water on a regular schedule. Mulch your Hops to keep the soil cool.

As the plant grows, train it several times to your twine. Encircle the bine clockwise around its support regularly as a young plant.

After Hops reaches a good size, some like to remove the leaves from the lower few feet to avoid mildew. Protective early treatments can also be done, always following label instructions.

Harvest once the sticky cones spring back to gentle squeeze. Cascade Hops ripen in the midseason; call your local Ag Extension office to find out what month Hops ripen in your area.

Enjoy the fruits of your labor. Order Cascade know the end result will be smooth and very satisfying.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Cascade Hops Plant Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Humulus lupulus 'Cascade'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 12 - 15 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 10 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Yellow Green
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Autumn