USDA ACCESSION No.: 66052
SELECTION: no information available
Pride of Ringwood
PRIMARY SITE: USDA/OSU Hop Research Farm, East Farm, Corvallis,OR
ORIGIN: Ringwood Hop Research Station, near Melbourne, Australia
DATE RECEIVED: spring 1966
METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes
AVAILBILITY: no restrictions, commercial variety
REFERENCES: USDA/ARS Annual Reports of Hop Research starting in 1966. This hop was developed by Mr. A.S.(Bill) Nash, hop
Breeder at Ringwood, employed by CUB (Carlton & United Breweries) Melbourne, Australia.
LEAF COLOR: medium green
DISEASES: downy mildew: susceptible
Verticillium wilt; moderately resistant
Viruses: no information
VIGOR: very good
YIELD: very good Australia, fair in Oregon test plots
SIDE ARM LENGTH: 20 to 30 inches
ALPHA ACIDS: 9 to 11.5 %
BETA ACIDS: 5 to 8%
COHUMULONE: 30 to 34%
STORAGE STABILITY: good, retained over 60% of original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage
OIL: 1.21 ml/100 g (range: 0.70 to 1.78 ml/100 g); Myrcene 53%; humulene 1.9%; caryophyllene 7.6%; no farnesene; H/C ratio = 0.25
MAJOR TRAITS: high alpha acids potential, especially in Australia. Very low in humulene.
OTHER INFORMATION: This hop was also grown for a brief time in Kashmir, India. It matures too late to be grown successfully in US hop growing areas.