Collection Details

Meconopsis 'Mrs Jebb'

Humulus lupulus (historic varieties & elite breeding stocks)


Dr P Darby

Kent

Description

The Collection is held at Queen Court Farm, Faversham. It comprises historic English hop varieties and elite breeding lines from the commercial hop improvement programme of the British Hop Association.

Contact

Dr P Darby

Address

Wye Hops Ltd

China Farm Office

Upper Harbledown

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 9AR

Telephone

07732 473040

E-mail

peter.darby@wyehops.co.uk

Statistics

1 species
111 cultivars
250 taxa

Best time to view

Male accessions: mid Jul; female accessions: late Aug-Sep.

Opening Times

By appt, through Wye Hops Ltd. People within the brewing industry can also arrange visits through the brewers at Shepherd Neame Ltd, Faversham (01795 532206).

Entry

Phone for details. Booking essential for guided tours. Access to site locked unless visit arranged.

Directions

Leaving Ospringe (Faversham) on A2 towards Sittingbourne, take track immediately after last house on L, (ME13 8TW) before reaching the car sales business & roundabout. Collection is at end of track, approx 200m.

  • Dogs Permitted On Leads
  • Parking
  • Talks
Humulus lupulus

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