USDA ACCESSION No.: 21612
SELECTION: seedling selection made by Dr. Dragica Kralj in the 1980s
PEDIGREE: tetraploid Savinja Golding x Yugoslav male 105/58; (Tetraploid USDA 21049 x Yugoslav male 105/58)
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Experimental Hop Farm, East Farm, Corvallis
ORIGIN: seedling selection
DATE RECEIVED: spring 1990
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions, commercial variety
REFERENCES: Various USDA Annual Reports for Hop Research starting in 1990.
Kralj, Dragica. 1990. New Hop Varieties: Cerera, Celeia, Cekin and Cicero. Chmeljar, March 1990.
MATURITY: medium late to late
LEAF COLOR: dark green
DISEASES: downy mildew: moderately resistant
Verticillium wilt: no information
Viruses: no information
VIGOR: good to very good
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 30 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 5 to 6
BETA ACIDS: 4 to 4
STORAGE STABILITY: fair to poor; retained 49% of original alpha acids after 6 monrths room temperature storage
OIL: 1.54 ml/100 g. Humulene 13.2%; caryophyllene 5.9%; myrcene 58.3%; farnesene 3.1%. H/C ratio = 2.24
MAJOR TRAITS: triploid 2n = 30; pleasant continental aroma similar to Saazer hop; high in tannoids.
OTHER INFORMATION: This hop is a sister selection of Celeia, USDA 21611