Pest Photo

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut,

Japanese hops

Humulus japonicus

Japanese hops (Humulus japonicus) is an invasive plant. It is a native of Eastern Asia and was first detected in Indiana in 2002.

Japanese hop is an annual, climbing or trailing vine that can grow to 35 ft. (10.7 m) in one growing season.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.