USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21216
SELECTION: no information available
CULTIVAR: Groene Bel
PEDIGREE: no information available
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research Farm, East Farm, Corvallis, OR
ORIGIN: Hop Research Institute Zalec, Slovenia
DATE RECEIVED: Spring 1979
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions
REFERENCES: USDA Annual Reports for Hop Research 1979 and later reports.
Wagner, T. Gene Pools of Hop Countries. Institute for Hop Research, Zalec, Slovenia (Yugoslavia). 1980.
MATURITY: medium to late
LEAF COLOR: dark green
DISEASES: no information
VIGOR: fair to poor in Corvallis test plots
YIELD: poor in Corvallis test plots
SIDE ARM LENGTH: short, 8 to 12 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 4.9%
BETA ACIDS: 3.5%
STORAGE STABILITY: fair, retained about 58% of its original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage
OIL: 0.98 ml/100 g. Humulene 31.5%; caryophyllene 17.9%; myrcene 39.0%; no farnesene. H/C ratio = 2.41
MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant continenetal aroma characteristics, high humulene
OTHER INFORMATION: This hop is an old Belgian variety which probably arose as a landrace. It is no longer grown commercially but was used for aroma breeding in the 1970s by Dr. Tone Wagner, hop breeder at Zalec, Slovenia (formerly Yugoslavia).