USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21113
SELECTION: Originally obtained from Zatec, Czechoslovakia (probably
a Saazer type), reselected in Poland
CULTIVAR: Lubelska (sometimes also called Lubelski)
PEDIGREE: Unknown, probably similar to Saazer (USDA 21077)
PRIMARY SITE: USDA World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Pulawy, Poland (via Zatec, Czechoslovakia)
DATE RECEIVED: Spring 1976
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety
REFERENCES: Wagner, T. 1978. Gene Pools of Hop Countries, Zalec, Yugoslavia, Institute for Hop Research, p. 55.
Strausz, David A. The hop industry of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. 1969. Washington State Univ. Press, pp. 122-151.
LEAF COLOR: Medium dark green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant
Verticillium wilt: unknown (probably tolerant)
Viruses: heavily infected with several hop
viruses, notably Prunus necrotic ring spot).
YIELD: Low (300-700 lbs/acre near Corvallis, probably somewhat higher in Poland)
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 24-36 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 12.6% (10 year range: 8.9 to 15.2)
BETA ACIDS: 5.3% (10 year range: 3.9 to 6.9)
STORAGE STABILITY: fair
OIL: 1.69 ml/100 g (10 year range: 0.82 to 2.32)
MAJOR TRAITS: Compact cone type, excellent machine picking, high alpha acids content, poor climber (frequent slipdown, particularly in windy weather, and therefore difficult to grow). Resistant to downy mildew.
OTHER INFORMATION: Major English hop variety, high alpha acids content. Not grown commercially in the United States; limited acreage grown in Germany (101 hectares in 1997).