USDA ACCESSION No.: 21497

SELECTION: clonal selection made in the late 1970s at the University of Hohenheim by Dr. Schmuetz

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Tettnanger B

PEDIGREE: no information available

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

ORIGIN: University of Hohenheim, Germany

DATE RECEIVED: spring 1987

METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes

AVAILBILITY: no restrictions, commercial variety

REFERENCES: Various USDA Annual Reports for Hop Research starting in 1987

Kohlmann, H., and A. Kastner. 1975. The Hop, second edition. German Society for Hop Research, Wolnzach (in German).

MATURITY: early

LEAF COLOR: dark green, but reddish stems especially at side-arm branching

SEX: female

DISEASES: Downy mildew: moderately resistant

Verticillium wilt: moderately resistant

Viruses: free of all major hop viruses when received

VIGOR: fair to good

YIELD: fair to poor, under 1,000 lbs/ acre in commercial OR plots

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 20 inches, sometimes longer

ALPHA ACIDS: 5.3%

BETA ACIDS: 5.2%

COHUMULONE: 23%

STORAGE STABILITY: poor, lost about 50% of its original alpha acids after 6 months room temperature storagee

OIL: 0.90 ml/100 g. Humulene 14.0%; caryophyllene 4.1%; Myrcene 53.8%; farnesene 11.5%. H/C ratio = 3.40

MAJOR TRAITS: pleasant noble "continental" aroma, early maturity

OTHER INFORMATION: This hop is a sister selection of Tettnanger A and appears to have slightly higher alpha acids potential which may or may not be significant. It also belongs to the "Saaz Group of Hop Varieties"and is believed to be closely related to Saazer (USDA 21077)

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