Pedigree: The rootstock was obtained from British Columbia where they imported the East Kent Golding variety from England.
Maturity: Early to Mid Season
Yield: 1200-1500 lbs/ac
Growth Habit: Start slow and finish strong
Disease Reaction: Sensitive to Downy Mildew and Hop Powdery Mildew and highly sensitive to Hop Mosaic Virus infection.
Cone-Structure: Small, light, and fluffy
Quality Averages: Lupulin: Palish yellow and only moderate amounts
Aroma: Mild, extremely pleasant and gently hoppy
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General Trade Perception: The East Kent Golding is the undisputed finest ale hop in the world.