Pedigree: Traditional German variety named for the area in which it has been grown for many years.

Maturity: Middle August

Yield: 800-1400 lb./ac. or kg./ha.

Growth Habit: Fairly neat

Disease Reaction: Can display reaction to Prunus necrotic ring-spot virus infection. Moderately resistant to downy mildew. Sensitive to insects and mites.

Cone-Structure: Medium-compact, fairly small light cone

Quality Averages:

  • Lupulin: Moderate amount, pale yellow in color
  • Aroma: Very fine and slightly spicy
Alpha Acids 4.5% Beta Acids 3.7%
Alpha/Beta Ratio 1.2 Co-Humulone 24.0%
Humulone 76.0% Storage (% lost) 38.0%
Oil Content (mls/100g) 0.6 Humulene ( % in oil) 21.9%
Caryophyllene 6.4% Hum/Cary Ratio 3.41
Farnesene 12.9%    

General Trade Perception: A true noble aroma variety.


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