USDA ACCESSION No.: 21498
SELECTION: no published information available
PEDIGREE: no published information available
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research Farm, Corvallis, OR.
ORIGIN: seedling selection from a cross made at Wye College, England in the 1970s.
DATE RECEIVED: spring 1987
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions, commercial variety
REFERENCES: Neve, R.A., and P. Darby. Wye College Annual Report of Hop Research, 1983, page 39.
Neve, R.A. Hops. Chapman and Hall, London, New York, 1991.
MATURITY: early to medium early
LEAF COLOR: green
DISEASES: Downy mildew: resistant
Powdery mildew: resistant
Verticillium wilt: resistant
Viruses: free of all major hop viruses when received
VIGOR: fair to good in Corvallis, good in England
YIELD: fair, 800 to 1,500 lbs/acre in USDA test plots at Corvallis
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 24 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 12 to 16%
BETA ACIDS: 4 to 5%
STORAGE STABILITY: very good, retained over 80% of its original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage.
OIL: 1.7 to 2.4 ml/100 g. Humulene 19.8%; caryophyllene 9.5%; Myrcene 47.9%; farnesene trace. H/C ratio = 2.64
MAJOR TRAITS: very high alpha acids content, resistance to both powdery and downy mildew, as well as to verticillium wilt.
OTHER INFORMATION: Valuable for breeding high alpha disease resistant hops.