USDA ACCESSION NO.: 62051
SELECTION: Selected at Wye College, England, prior to 1962
PRIMARY SITE: USDA ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm
ORIGIN: Developed at Wye College, England, in the 1950's from a cross involving a New Mexico Wild American, Eastwell Golding and various other old English hops
DATE RECEIVED: 1962
METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes, PI No. 28 47 32 from Dr. Neve, Wye College, England
AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial variety
REFERENCES: Wye College Reports, Wye College, England, prior to 1961
Burgess, A. H. Hops. Interscience Publ. Inc., New York. 1964
Neve, R. A. In T. Wagner: Gene Pools of Hop Countries. Zalec, Yugoslavia. 1978. p. 30.
MATURITY: Very early
LEAF COLOR: Light green
DISEASES: Downy Mildew: resistant
Verticillium Wilt: resistant
YIELD: Low, below 1000 lbs/acre in Oregon
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 6 12 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 5.1% (8 year range: 3.8 6.7%)
BETA ACIDS: 2.3% (8 year range: 1.6 3.2%)
STORAGE STABILITY: Very good, retained 68% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage
OIL: 0.58 ml/100 g (range: 0.50 1.0)
MAJOR TRAITS: Loose, medium small cones that shatter easily when grown seeded; resistant to verticillium wilt; very sensitive to adverse soil conditions.
OTHER INFORMATION: Useful for developing extra early hops by breeding; very high humulene content (above 34% of the oil); pleasant, European type aroma characteristics. This hop is not grown any more because of low yields. Very poor growth at Corvallis, discarded in 1992. Very poor growth at Corvallis, discarded in 1992. This hop is not grown commercially anywhere in the world and has never been used for breeding.