USDA ACCESSION No.: 21675

SELECTION: Seedling selection from a cross made on Perle (USDA 21227)

GENUS: Humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Orion

PEDIGREE: Perle (USDA 21227) x German male Nr. 70/10/15

PRIMARY SITE: USDA/OSU Hop Research Farm, Corvallis

ORIGIN: German Hop Research Institute, Huell, Germany

DATE RECEIVED: spring 1992

METHOD RECEIVED: rhizomes

AVAILBILITY: no restrictions

REFERENCES: Annual Report for Hop Reearch, USDA/ARS, 1992 and later years.

Annual Research Reports , German Institute for Hop Research Huell, Germany starting about mid 1980s.

MATURITY: medium early to medium late

LEAF COLOR: dark green

SEX: female

DISEASES: Downy mildew: resistant

Powdery mildew: no information

Verticillium wilt: resistant

Viruses: free of all major hop viruses when received at Corvallis

VIGOR: good

YIELD: fair to good

SIDE ARM LENGTH: 12 to 30 inches

ALPHA ACIDS: 8 - 9 %

BETA ACIDS: 5 %

COHUMULONE: 25 - 29 %

STORAGE STABILITY: good, retained about 68% of its original alpha acids following 6 months room temperature storage

OIL: 1.80 ml/100 g. Humulene 23%; caryophyllene 9%; farnesene trace; myrcene 50 %. H/C ratio = 2.46

MAJOR TRAITS: Higher alpha acids potential, pleasant aroma

OTHER INFORMATION: This hop variety has been a disappointment as a high-alpha hop. Its acreage in Germany is limited.

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