USDA ACCESSION NO: 21170
SELECTION: Unknown, probably from an old land race in the Alsace region of France
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Probably clonal selection
DATE RECEIVED: Spring 1977 from the Institute of Hop Research, JUNG, Pulawy, Poland
REFERENCES: USDA-ARS Annual Report of Hop Investigations for 1977, pp. 33, 35; T. Wagner, ed. Gene Pools of Hop Countries. Zalec, Yugoslavia. 1978. p. 33
LEAF COLOR: Medium Green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant
Verticillium Wilt: unknown
COHUMULONE: 26% (4-year range 20-30%)
STORAGE STABILITY: Fair to good (retained 63% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage)
OIL: 0.63 ml/100 g (4-year range 0.28-1.13)
MAJOR TRAITS: Noble European aroma characteristics; high humulene content (32%), high ratio of humulene/caryophyllene (3.5); contains some farnesene.
OTHER INFORMATION: Grown commercially on very limited acreage in the Alsace region of France.