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This article is about the ingredient used in making ales. For the drunk involved in the Biohazard quest, see Hops (Biohazard).

Hops can be used to brew different types of ales with the Cooking skill. Hop seeds are grown in a hops patch using the Farming skill. 4 hop seeds (only 3 Jute seeds) are required. Hops need to be watered during its growing cycle unless protection is paid for. Harvesting yields between 3 and 35 (65 with Ultracompost) hops. After a hops patch has been harvested, the patch has to be re-planted. Hops on average give less experience in planting and harvesting than allotments; however, they are not nearly as susceptible to disease as allotments. Hops patch do not have a compost bin nearby but do have a Tool leprechaun.

Patch locations[edit | edit source]

Type Location Gardener Closest teleport
Hop North of Lumbridge farm Vasquen Canoe; Combat bracelet to Champions' Guild; Lumbridge Teleport, Chronicle
Hop North of McGrubor's Wood Rhonen Fairy ring code ALS; Camelot Teleport; Combat bracelet to Ranging Guild
Hop Yanille Selena Watchtower Teleport; Fairy ring code CIQ, Yanille tablet, Nightmare Zone minigame teleport, ring of dueling
Hop Entrana Francis Amulet of glory to Draynor; Balloon transport system

Hop seeds[edit | edit source]

Each patch requires 4 seeds of the same type to begin growing, with the exception of jute seeds which requires only 3.

Level Seed Payment Growth time* Plant XP Harvest Notes
3 Barley seed 5.png
Barley seed
3 buckets of compost 4x10 mins 8.5 9.5 Requires 4 seeds. Cooking it on a range turns it into Barley malt for brewing.
4 Hammerstone seed 5.png
Hammerstone seed
1 marigold 4x10 mins 9 10 Requires 4 seeds. Hammerstone hops are used for brewing Dwarven stout.
8 Asgarnian seed 5.png
Asgarnian seed
1 sack of onions 5x10 mins 10.5 12 Requires 4 seeds. Asgarnian hops are used for brewing Asgarnian ale.
13 Jute seed 5.png
Jute seed
6 barley malt 5x10 mins 13 14.5 Requires 3 seeds. Jute fibres can be woven into sacks or drift nets on a loom or as payment for protecting sweetcorn (10 needed).
16 Yanillian seed 5.png
Yanillian seed
1 basket of tomatoes 6x10 min 14.5 16 Requires 4 seeds. Yanillian hops are used for brewing Wizard's mind bomb and protecting Mahogany trees.
21 Krandorian seed 5.png
Krandorian seed
3 sacks of cabbage 7x10 min 17.5 19.5 Requires 4 seeds. Krandorian hops are used for brewing Dragon bitter.
28 Wildblood seed 5.png
Wildblood seed
1 Nasturtium 8x10 min 23 26 Requires 4 seeds. Wildblood hops are used for brewing Slayer's respite.
  • 4x10 means that every 10 minutes interval the crop grows a little and can be watered again. This happens 4 times until it is fully grown. It can then be reaped.

See also[edit | edit source]