Columbus (CTZ) Hop Rhizome

Columbus (CTZ) Hop Rhizome

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1+ $6.99
2+ $6.65
5+ $6.30
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Hop rhizomes are now available fo pre-order! We'll be fulfilling orders as soon as they're available, usually in early to mid April. Pre-orders will ship out immediately, so order now to ensure availability and lock in priority fulfillment!

15.0-17.0% AA. Grows well in dry, hot climates. Vigorous but susceptible to mildew diseases.

Columbus is a high-alpha hop that provides a neutral bitterness and an excellent aroma. The flavor and aroma are very pungent, so it is often used for late-addition hopping or dry-hopping. Great in IPA's. Flavor is slightly floral with some citrus notes. Also goes by the names Tomahawk, Zeus, and CTZ.

Rhizomes should be planted immediately for best results. If your area is still experiencing frost then you can plant them in a planter indoors until it is safe to transplant outside. The first years crop will generally be smaller than subsequent years. Since these are live plants, we cannot guarantee they will grow, so we recommend buying two of each type to help ensure their success.

Shipping Restrictions:

Due to agricultural restrictions, we can only ship rhizomes to addresses that are in the United States, excepting Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and the counties of Bonner and Kootenai in Idaho. Unfortunately, we cannot ship these to international locations including APO/FPO addresses.

Shipping Limitation: This item does not qualify for free shipping.
Prebook Item: Please note this item is not currently in stock, but is available for Pre-Order. We do require payment in full in order to reserve stock.
Item # HOP02
Weight 0.02 LBS
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Same same
Jerry Nankervis on Apr 22, 2022
All purpose
Gregory Davenport on Jul 26, 2021
Same same
Jerry Nankervis on Apr 22, 2022
Heat tolerance
Joan E on Sep 8, 2021
All purpose
Gregory Davenport on Jul 26, 2021
Order from another site didn't grow
John on Jun 22, 2021
my original order is not growing
david g on May 21, 2021
Grow my own!
Michael Thompson on May 10, 2021
Some home brewers recommended.
Frank K on May 4, 2021
I want to make them grow in the caribbean
Pelikaan Brewery ( on Apr 27, 2021
jon b on Apr 22, 2021
I use these hops in brewing
oscar J m on Apr 22, 2021
suggested by CS
david g on Apr 22, 2021
Looking to start hop growing for making
John K on Apr 22, 2021
replace a dead plant in my garden
Robert F on Apr 22, 2021
I use it in my beer.
Matthew B on Apr 22, 2021
A good standard hop that I can use on the regular and round out my hop garden.
Andy D C on Apr 22, 2021
used before
robert b on Apr 22, 2021
I have 3 different other types and i like the name of this one. Go Buckeyes!!
Joni W on Apr 22, 2021
Heard it grows well in NoCal
Stephen on Apr 22, 2020
Like my Columbus Hops
Tom H on Apr 22, 2020
Strong Hops plant for Southern Appalachian area
Kenny Parker on Apr 10, 2020
Robert W on Apr 10, 2020
need a new one
Stephen Bradley on Apr 10, 2020
Never grown hops but have seen them in fields and think they will grow well in our hot summers
Clark D T on Apr 10, 2020
Try to grow
Rafael C on May 7, 2019
I use it in many of my beers
joel e on Apr 26, 2019
We like this one and it grows well here
Robert B on Apr 26, 2019
Recommended by friend
Tim S on Apr 26, 2019
Suggested by Home Brew Shop
Thomas F on Apr 26, 2019
Grow best where I live
Damian D on Apr 26, 2019
Droughthy hops variety
Parker N on Apr 10, 2018
Easy to grow, resistant to pests and disease
Jonas Larsson on Apr 4, 2018
i like ctz
Shaun A on Apr 4, 2018
Grows really well in our climate, soil -NH
John R P on Apr 4, 2018
High acid and grows well in hot dry climates
Randy Ray Mull on Apr 4, 2018
to try growing hops for me. Sweet!
Joshua D on Apr 4, 2018
This rhizome was identified in the sales literature as being hardy and fit for hot, dry climates. Trying to give the plant a chance. And Columbus is an awesome bittering hop. Looking forward to a batch of green-hopped beer!
Bob P on Apr 4, 2018
Grows in hot climate
Keith O on Apr 4, 2018
This adjusts well with northern Cal weather & soil. High yield even in first year with minimum effort.
bao n on Apr 4, 2018
experience, not listed as disease prone (sub for Chinook)
John W on Apr 4, 2018
Going to try my hand at growing my own hops! Just the next step in my personal brewing evolution.
Philip Mountain on Apr 4, 2018
taste exceptionally yummly
matt l on Apr 4, 2018
Heat tolerance
Joan E on Sep 8, 2021
Order from another site didn't grow
John on Jun 22, 2021

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Rated 5 out of 5
Did well under the circumstances
This is a very hardy variety. Mine survived despite poor growing conditions - no direct sunlight and clay soil.
January 3, 2023
over 5 years ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Did not sprout.
I followed instructions and watched the video on planting in pots. They never sprouted.
June 15, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Grew 10 feet year 1
This is my second year growing rhizomes, and first year trying Columbus. Didn't get until mid spring, but went into the ground and grew strong, even put out a few ounces of hops year one. Next season it's likely to be a monster! Grew at elev. 6500', ground ph about 7.0, temps 75-90 summer.
November 3, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Double your order, just to be safe.
I could only get 1 out of 4 rhizomes to grow this year. There can be a variety of reasons why they didn’t sprout, which include my own fault. But, I have had success, with 100% growth , in years past.

I purchased rhizomes from a different company last year , and was shipped completely dead stock. I keep that in mind when purchasing from anybody.

Also, I was shorted 1 rhizome in my order. Not sure if Morebeer considered one of them as 2, due to size. Nothing to get worked up over! I will just baby my surviving rhizome.
June 16, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 1 out of 5
It's dead, Jim.
Not sure these are viable. Been in the ground for over 4 weeks now and nada. This is as compared to the three other varieties of rhizomes we purchased and planted the same day which all sprouted above ground two weeks ago. Dang.
June 7, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fast shipping, fast to break the soil surface!
Happy with shipping, happy with how fast the plant broke the soil surface.

We'll see if it's true that hops won't produce cones in Hawaii.

Two days shipping, two days to break the surface. They say we won't get cones in Hawaii...we'll see!
Two days shipping, two days to break the surface. They say we won't get cones in Hawaii...we'll see!
May 23, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fast grower
Growing in pot in central Florida. Ordered Columbus, chinook, and cascade. Columbus sprouted first and is 3 ft long a month after shipping. Two bines now with side arms.
Just over a month after shipping date. Longer bine over 3 ft.
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May 11, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Multiple buds starting on the two rhizomes. Already popping up through the soil. Great clippings!!!!
May 1, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Glorious hops
So far so good. These are growing like crazy! Thank you!
May 30, 2019
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I have four different varieties and all grow very well and have produced nice crops
May 25, 2019
over 4 years ago