Description

The craft brewer’s delight! Vigorous, easy-to-harvest bines yield moderate crops of compact, medium-size cones. Prized for bittering qualities and aromatic characteristics. Flavor is described as spicy with strong pine taste and grapefruit notes. Useful in many home-brew recipes, including American pale ales, stouts, porters, and lagers. Maintains alpha acid content for up to 6 months in proper storage. Disease-resistant to verticillium wilt and downy mildew. Mulch in winter for protection. Originates from Washington State and introduced in 1985. Ripens in August.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Green, Yellow
Fruit Color Green
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Partial Shade - Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 8 - 20' tall.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 3 - 5' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow hop bines in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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