USDA ACCESSION NO.: 48209

SELECTION: Selected at Corvallis, OR. In 1961 from high-yielding clones of Fuggle, USDA Accession No. 19209

GENUS: humulus

SPECIES: lupulus

CULTIVAR: Fuggle H

PEDIGREE: unknown

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

ORIGIN: Seedling found near Horsmonden, Kent, England, about 1861 Introduced by Richard Fuggle of Brenchley in 1875. Fuggle H was developed through mass selectin from the original Fuggle (USA 19209) at Corvallis, OR. And released in 1972.

DATE RECEIVED: Selected in 1961

METHOD RECEIVED: mass selection

AVAILABILITY: NO RESTRICTIONS, COMMERCIAL CULTIVAR.

REFERENCES: Horner, C.E., S.N. Brooks, and S.T. Likens. Registration of Fuggle H Hop. Crop Science 12: 1714. 1972.

Burgess, A.H. Hops, page 40. Interscience Publishers, New York. 1964.

Romanko, R.R. In: Steiner's Guide to American Hops. S.S. Steiner Inc., New York, N.Y. 1973., 2nd edition published in 1986.

MATURITY: early

LEAF COLOR: dark green

SEX: female

DISEASES: downy mildew: resistant

Verticillium wilt: moderately susceptible

Viruses: unknown

VIGOR: low to medium

YIELD: low, 1,000 to 1,400 lbs/acre

SIDE ARM LENGTH: short (12 to 24 inches)

ALPHA ACIDS: 2.8 (10 year range: 4.1 to 7.7%)

BETA ACIDS: 2.8 (10 year range: 2.1 to 3.9 %)

COHUMULONE: 26

STORAGE STABILITY: good

OIL: 0.9 ml/100 g (10 year range: 0.41 to 1.89)

MAJOR TRAITS: resistant to downy mildew; pleasant aroma properties.

OTHER INFORMATION: Used as aroma hop by major breweries. Closely related to Styrian (Savinski Golding). Fuggle acreage has declined in recent years because of low yields. In 1997, only 423 acres of Fuggle were grown (all in Oregon) which produced a total of 391,300 lbs of hops, or 925 lbs/acre.

 

 

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