USDA ACCESSION NO.: 60042
SELECTION: Seedling selection of a cross between Saazer x White
Vine-OP in Japan
CULTIVAR: Shinshuwase, or Shinshu-Wase
PEDIGREE: Saazer x White Vine-OP; cross made in Japan in the early part of the 20th century
PRIMARY SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm, Corvallis, OR
DATE RECEIVED: 1960
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes; This hop was obtained in 1960 under PI No. 264597 from Daiichi Seed Company, Japan
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety
REFERENCES: Gene Pools of Hop Countries. T. Wagner, ed. 1978, p. 47.
LEAF COLOR: Light green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: moderately resistant
Verticillium Wilt: resistant
Viruses: infected with Prunus Necrotic Ringspot Virus (cherry and apple strain), Hop Latent Virus, American Hop Latent Virus, but free of Hop Mosaic Virus. The ELISA reaction for Prunus Necrotic Ringspot is different from that with other PNRV infected hop genotypes.
VIGOR: Very good
YIELD: High, 1600-2200 lbs/acre
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 20-40 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 5.8% (8-year range 4.7-8.3%)
BETA ACIDS: 4.7% (8-year range 4.0-6.1%)
STORAGE STABILITY: Good to fair (retained 61% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage)
OIL: 0.71 ml/100 g (8-year range 0.42-0.98 ml/100 g)
MAJOR TRAITS: High yield potential, loose cone type, shatters easily upon machine picking, particularly when grown seeded; excellent spring regrowth; reddish-green main stem.
OTHER INFORMATION: This hop is grown commercially only in Japan and is considered to be an aroma hop. Not grown commercially in the United States. Major hop variety in Japan.