AlphAroma - Field Grade
A 1980’s triploid seedless smooth cone hybrid from New Zealand. It is considered a super alpha aroma variety with very high potential yields. The unusually high alpha/oil profile makes this a very potent all- purpose hop. Resistance to mildews is quite good compared to Pacific Gem...Read More
Each item is one complete dormant crown, or a field-ready plant, depending on time of year: a plant that is a minimum of 1 growing season old with a well developed root system with multiple breaks taken from healthy vigorous stock. It is professional quality and since it is a live rooted plant, it offers the best chance of successfully growing and producing your favorite varieties of hops.
- Alpha acids: 5.8-11%, betas 2.6-4.8%, cohumulone 27%, total oils 1.2ml/100g, myrcene 44-60%, humulene 15%.
- Aroma: potent citrus and tropical fruit flavors
- Yield: very high potential yields, over 3000 lbs/acre reported
- Maturity: late, similar to other NZ varieties
- Storage stability: very good, over 70% remaining
- Beer styles: Pale Ales, Lagers, IPAs, potent for wet-hopping seasonal ales.
- Trellis type: 14x 36-42”
- Grower Notes: Large rangy grower that needs space. Plant habit is clavate- the sidearms increase in length towards the top of the bine; similar to many other NZ types. Sidearm length 24-48” or more. Recommend cluster-style planting or 48”in-row spacing. Grows well in Michigan trials. Crowns need winter protection in areas with harsh winters.
- Fully rooted plant - NOT a rhizome. A rhizome is a part of a hop plant's root system that grows horizontally underground putting out shoots.
*Actual plant sizes may vary between varieties. Pictures depict plants shipped at different times of the year; actively growing, or dormant and are for reference only.