Northern Brewer - Field Grade
An older 1934 aromatic English Canterbury Golding X OB21male variety with a crisp, neutral aroma, but with high bittering qualities. Good dual purpose hop. Has 12-20” short side arms. More popular with eastern US craft brewers for full-bodied ales...Read More
Alpha Acids: 7.0 - 9.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 - 5.0%
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: 7-9% with high oils that really add flavor
- Aroma: neutral, clean aroma, dual purpose English bittering type hop
- Yield: lower 800-1200 lbs/acre, unless high density is used.
- Maturity: early
- Storage stability: very good 75-80% remaining
- Grower notes: An overlooked variety that reportedly grows well in sandy sites. Also grown in Europe, shorter side arms pick well. Shows resistance to mildews. Short side arms make this a candidate for short trellis and/or higher density plantings. Brewers are rediscovering its uniqueness. Raised row recommended.
- 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.