USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21507
SELECTION: Seedling Selection W415-90 made in 1974 at the Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, WA
PEDIGREE: OR6619-04 x 63015M; (Brewer's Gold2 x Fuggle-Fuggle Seedling) x (Brewer's Gold2 x East Kent Golding - Bavarian Seedling)Brew/Gold; 3/32 Fuggle; 1/16 East Kent Golding; 1/32 Bavarian; 1/16 unknown
PRIMARY SITE: USDA Hop Germplasm Collection, OSU East Farm Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, WA
ORIGIN: Seedling selection of cross W415, made in 1974 at Prosser, WA (Seedling selection 415-90)
DATE RECEIVED: March 1981 USDA Accession No. assigned in 1987
METHOD RECEIVED: Potted plants
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions
REFERENCES: Kenny, S.T., and C.E. Zimmermann. Registration of Centennial Hop (Registration No. CV-17, PI546055). Crop Sci. 31:1092. 1991.
USDA Ann. Report and Data Summary 1981, Table 3, p. 29.
Ann Report to the Hop Reseach Council (Prosser, WA). 1990.
MATURITY: Early to medium early
LEAF COLOR: Light green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant
Verticillium Wilt: unknown, probably tolerant
Viruses: slight latent infection with Hop Mosaic,
Hop Latent, and American Hop Latent viruses, symptomless.
YIELD: Good to very good, 1600-1900 kg/ha (1430-1700 lbs/A)
SIDEARM LENGTH: 12-30 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 9 - 12 %
BETA ACIDS: 4-5%
COHUMULONE: 28 - 32%
STORAGE STABILITY: Fair to poor (lost over 50% of original alpha acids after 6 months storage at room temperature)
OIL: 2.83 ml/lOOg (average of 3 years) 50% myrcene, 14% humulene, 5% caryophyllene, no farnesene, citrus-floral aroma. H/C ratio 2.0 to 2.3
MAJOR TRAITS: Aroma and brewing performance attractive to small brewers, home brewers, and microbrewers
OTHER INFORMATION: Well adapted to the Yakima Valley, WA, Centennial has never been tested in commercial field trials in Oregon. 1991 acreage less than l00 acres. Male parent of Centennial is the same as that of Nugget (USDA 21193).