ACCESSION NO.: 21531
Unknown, probably clonal selection from Saazer, USDA 21077
Unknown, probably clonal selection from Saazer
SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm,
Hop Research Institute Zatec, Czechoslovakia
RECEIVED: Spring 1988
USDA Annual Report of Hop Investigations for 1988, pp. 33, 36.
COLOR: Dark green
Downy Mildew: moderately susceptible viruses
Poor, plants failed to reach the top of the trellis (18 ft.)
Very poor (under 200 lbs/acre in Corvallis test plots)
LENGTH: 6-10 inches
23%; colupulone 43%
STABILITY: Unknown, probably similar to Saazer
Unknown, probably similar to Saazer
MAJOR TRAITS: Pleasant noble aroma, suitable for production of premium beers, mild bitterness; reddish stems.
OTHER INFORMATION: Universal apparently is no longerg rown commercially in Czechoslovakia since it is notmentioned in the 1991 book by Rybacek. If Universal is grown at all it is probably marketed under the Saazer trade name.