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Comet Hop Plant

Comet Hop Plant

2 Litre Pot

Regular price £12.50
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Key Flavours

  • Grassy
  • Citrus

Variety Information

  • Origin: United States
  • Primary Use: Dual Purpose (Aroma & Bittering)
  • Height: Tall
  • Group:None
  • Also Known As:
  • Flavour Description: Wild American grassy and grapefruit
  • Beer Style Guide: Lager, American Ale, India Pale Ale, Ale

Growing Information

  • Season Maturity: Late Season
  • Ease of Harvest:
  • Typical Yield: 1900-2240 kg/hectare
  • Wilt Sensitivity: Tolerant
  • Powdery Mildew Resistance: Unknown
  • Downy Mildew Resistance: Susceptible
  • Hop Mosaic Virus Sensitivity: Unknown


Bare root hop plants are available from late November until early April. Dates will vary depending on the weather and ground conditions however, we hope to start lifting from the field by November 1st.

The best time to transplant hop plants lies during this period whilst the plant is dormant.

Plants in 2 Litre pots are available from May until September.


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Comet has an intriguing parentage of English variety Sunshine and a native American hop, bringing out a “wild American” flavour. Released in 1974 by the USDA, Comet was originally bred to address the needs for higher alpha hops. Comets flavour profile rests heavily on a strong accent of grapefruit. It features solid bitter capabilities, but recently there has been a surge in its use as a dry hop in ales and IPA’s

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