USDA ACCESSION NO.: 21217

SELECTION: no information available

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Star

PEDIGREE: no information available

PRIMARY SITE: USDA-OSU Hop Research Farm, East Frm, Corvallis, OR.

ORIGIN: Institute for Hop Research, Zalec, Slovenia (Yugoslavia)

DATE RECEIVED: spring 1979

METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes

AVAILBILITY: no restrictions

REFERENCES: Various USDA Annual Reports for Hop Research starting in 1979

Wagner, T. 1978. Gene Pools of Hop Countries. Institute for Hop Research , Zalec, Yugoslavia (Slovenia)

MATURITY: early

LEAF COLOR: medium green

SEX: female

DISEASES: Downy mildew: tolerant

Verticillium wilt: no information

Viruses: no information

VIGOR: poor

YIELD: poor , averaging under 500 lbs/acre in Corvallis test plots

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 6 to 20 inches, poor clustering

ALPHA ACIDS: 3.2%

BETA ACIDS: 1.7%

COHUMULONE: 24%

STORAGE STABILITY: very good, retained about 82% of its original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storage

OIL: 0.47 ml/100 g. Humulene 33.9%; caryophyllene 11.7%; myrcene 34.2%; farnesene 3.7%. H/C ratio = 2.91

MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant continental-type aroma, high humulene in the oil

OTHER INFORMATION: This is an old Belgian variety that is no longer grown commercially. It is different from the Japanese hop called "Golden Star" (USDA 21039) which is related to Shinshuwase (USDA 60042).

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