Pomona Sprout
Hufflepuff crest
Born Unknown
Died Unknown
Species Human
Parentage Unknown
Family Members No known family members
Affiliations Hogwarts
Hogwarts House Hufflepuff
Wand Unknown
Special Abilities No known special abilities
Hobbies Herbology

Pomona Sprout was the head of Hufflepuff house and the head of the Herbology department while Harry was a Hogwarts.


Professor Sprout teaches Herbology at Hogwarts.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Discovered in chapter 6, Gilderoy Lockhart

Professor Sprout teaches Herbology at Hogwarts. She is a squat little witch who wears a patched hat over her flyaway hair; there is usually a large amount of earth on her clothes and under her fingernails.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Discovered in chapter 12, The Triwizard Tournament

Professor Sprout sits between Professor Flitwick and Professor Sinistra at the staff table. She talks to Sinistra as she waits for the Sorting Ceremony to begin.

Discovered in chapter 13, Mad-Eye Moody

Professor Sprout holds the fourth-year Herbology lesson in Greenhouse Three. She tells the students they will be collecting Bubotuber pus during the lesson.

Discovered in chapter 18, The Weighing of the Wands

Professor Sprout seems distant with Harry after the announcement of the Triwizard champions.

Discovered in chapter 36, The Parting of the Ways

Professor Sprout spends time with Amos and Mrs Diggory after the third task. As the Head of Hufflepuff house, she knew Cedric best of all the teachers at Hogwarts.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Discovered in chapter 13, Detention with Dolores

Professor Sprout begins her Herbology lesson with the Gryffindor and Hufflepuff fifth-year students by lecturing them about the importance of their O.W.L.s. She gives them an essay to do, adding to their already long list of homework.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Discovered in chapter 18, Birthday Surprises

Professor Sprout attends the Apparition lesson in the Great Hall in her capacity as Head of House along with Professors Snape, Flitwick and McGonagall. When Susan Bones splinches herself, the teachers converge around her, reattaching her left leg in a puff of purple smoke.

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