Native Hops Dodonaea viscosa ssp. cuneata Australian Native | X 40 Seeds
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Common Name: Native Hops, Sticky Hop Bush
Scientific Name: Dodonaea viscosa ssp. cuneata
Life Cycle: Evergreen
Remarks: An extremely hardy species.
Native Hops, Dodonaea viscosa were grown and used to make beer by early European Australians.
It was also traditionally used by Indigenous Australians to treat cuts and even stings from stingrays!
The flowers are male or female and usually occur on separate plants.
Endemic to NSW, Victoria and South Australia.
NOTE: When growing edible native food, the consumer should do their own research first if planning on consuming.
Plant Height: 1-4m
When: Spring + Autumn is best, but can be sown all year.
Sowing Depth + Method: Soak overnight with almost boiling water, raise seedlings.
Position: Full Sun
Days until germination: 10-31 days @ 18-20 degrees
Approx Number of Seeds: 40
Note: WA orders are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections on arrival to WA
When to Sow in your climate
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate