USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21196

SELECTION: Heat treated meristem tip culture of Bullion (USDA 64100)

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Bullion 6A

PEDIGREE: Sister selection of USDA 21056, developed at Prosser, Washington through heat therapy and meristem tip culture.

PRIMARY SITE: USDA World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East Farm

ORIGIN: Same as USDA 21056

DATE RECEIVED: 1979

METHOD RECEIVED: Rhizomes

AVAILABILITY: No restrictions, commercial cultivar

REFERENCES: Same as for USDA 21056

MATURITY: Medium early

LEAF COLOR: Dark green

SEX: Female

DISEASES: Downy mildew: moderately resistant

Verticillium wilt: resistant

Viruses: free of prunus and apple mosaic virus

VIGOR: Excellent

YIELD: High, 2000-2500 lbs/Acre

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 24-40"

ALPHA ACIDS: 10.2% (10 year range: 7.3 to 13.9)

BETA ACIDS: 5.1% (10 year range: 3.8 to 7.1)

COHUMULONE: 38-42%

STORAGE STABILITY: Poor

OIL: 1.42 ml/100 9 (10 year range: 0.60 to 2.57)

MAJOR TRAITS: Moderately high alpha acids content, extract hop, high yield potential, poor storage stability.

OTHER INFORMATION: Not grown commercially anymore in the United States. Same as USDA 21056.

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