USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21276
SELECTION: Unknown, probably mass selection in an old English variety, made at Wye College, England
CULTIVAR: Early Prolific
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, Corvallis, Oregon, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Unknown, probably from Professor Salmon's work at Wye College
DATE RECEIVED: December 6, 1979
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial cultivar
REFERENCES: USDA-ARS Annual Report of Hop Investigations for 1979, p. 40.
USDA-ARS Annual Report of Hop Investigations for 1980, p. 45 (Accessions No. assigned in 1980)
Wagner, T. 1978. Gene Pools of Hop Countries. p. 25. Institute for Hop Research, Zalec, Yugoslavia.
LEAF COLOR: Light green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant
Powdery Mildew: susceptible
Verticillium wilt: unknown
VIGOR: Fair to poor
YIELD: Poor (4-year range 500-600 lbs/acre near Corvallis)
SIDEARM LENGTH: 10-24 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 4.7%
BETA ACIDS: 2.2%
STORAGE STABILITY: Very good (retained over 80 percent of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage)
OIL: 0.5 ml/100 g; H/C 2.88; humulene 21.2%; low in myrcene (under 50%)
MAJOR TRAITS: Early maturity, pleasant continental aroma.
OTHER INFORMATION: Not grown commercially any more due to its low yields. May be useful for breeding aroma hops.