USDA ACCESSION No.: 21674

SELECTION: no information released

GENUS: humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Spalter Select

PEDIGREE: German Sel. 76/18/80 x German Sel. 71/16/07

PRIMARY SITE: OSU/ USDA hop yard, East Farm, Corvallis, OR.

ORIGIN: German Institute for Hop Research, Huell, Germany

DATE RECEIVED: spring 1992

METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes

AVAILBILITY: no restrictions

REFERENCES: USDA/ARS Annual Report for Hop Research 1992 and following years.

MATURITY: medium to medium early

LEAF COLOR: medium green

SEX: female

DISEASES: downy mildew: resistant

Powdery mildew: moderately resistant

Verticillium wilt: resistant

Viruses: Free of all major hop viruses when received

VIGOR: fair to good

YIELD: fair to good

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 20 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 4 to 6%

BETA ACIDS: 4 to 5 %

COHUMULONE: 22 to 24%

STORAGE STABILITY: fair to good

OIL: 0.8 to 1.3 ml/100 g; myrcene 56%; humulene 7-10%; caryophyllene 3-4%; farnesene 10 - 13% H/C ratio = 2.49

MAJOR TRAITS: very fine continental aroma similar to Spalter hop (USDA 21186)

OTHER INFORMATION: Imported to the US by Anheuser Busch as replacement of Spalter and Tettnanger hops.



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