[gardeners] Re: Source for brewers' hops varieties?

Bob Kirk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Mon, 8 Feb 1999 19:03:11 -0600 (CST)

   Question from a former neighbor. I don't have time even to look in the
usual catalogs, though I'd bet they don't offer anything but the species
if that. Which grows well enough here in northeast KS (usda z5, usually) to
make a good (if scratchy) screen as well, part of the reason why he wants
   Anyway, my best guess is that there are only slightly fewer varieties of
these than there are of wine grapes, but I actually don't have a clue. Any-
one know one way or another, and if so where he can find some of the more
refined varieties?


assumes they refine his favored Old Milwaukee out of hophouse floor sweepings