Varieties
OREGON HOP VARIETY: MOUNT HOOD

Pedigree: 1990 - A Triploid seedling from a cross between tetraploid Hallertauer variety and a downy mildew resistant male, naturally seedless.

Maturity: Mid August through September

Yield: 1200-1600 lb./ac. or kg./ha.

Growth Habit: Fairly vigorous but manageable

Disease Reaction: Moderately resistant to downy mildew. Reaction to Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus not yet known.

Pickability: Normal to good

Quality Averages:

  • Lupulin: Moderate amount, yellow in colo
  • Aroma: Mild, pleasant and clean
Alpha Acids 5.2% Beta Acids 6.8%
Alpha/Beta Ratio 0.9 Co-Humulone 25.0%
Humulone 74.0% Storage (% lost) 55.0%
Oil Content (mls/100g) 1.4 Humulene ( % in oil) 38.6%
Caryophyllene 13.0% Hum/Cary Ratio 2.30
Farnesene 0.06%    

General Trade Perception: Aroma variety with marked similarities to the German Hallertauer

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