Description

Exceptional aroma with balanced bitterness. Spicy and herbal aromatic qualities similar to its parent German Hallertau (Mittelfrueh) and popular German variety Hersbrucker. Used in a wide range of brewing, but is favored for American craft beers. Also related to Crystal, Liberty, and Ultra varieties. Medium-size, compact cones are easy to harvest. Disease-resistant to downy mildew. Mulch for winter protection. Named for Mt. Hood volcano in Oregon. Originates from Oregon in 1983. Introduced in 1989. Ripens in early August.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Green, Yellow
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest Early August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Aromatic
Texture Compact
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 20 - 25' 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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