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Ptelea trifoliate

Ptelea trifoliate
Hop Tree

The Hop Tree has leaves with three leaflets. It is a small tree that grows in part-shade. In spring, its clusters of creamy flowers are beautifully fragrant. And yes, the fruits have been used as a substitute for hops in beer!


Height x Width (feet)

25 x 25

Sun Requirements

Prefers part shade to full shade

Water Requirements

Normal to dry soils

Urban Friendliness

Good but requires shaded areas

Heritage Value

Listed a a species at risk by the MNR due to habitat loss

Products Available

<4'      Item Number: TN4200
(Currently not available)

>4'      $70      Item Number: TN4201