Cascade - Field Grade
Released in 1972, the Cascade was the first commercially accepted American-bred aroma hop with a relatively low bittering value. It is one of the most popular hops for craft brewing and is great for dry hopping. The Cascade is a cross between the Fuggle X Russian hop Serebrianka. The compact medium sized cone has a slight square shape to it and has a moderate amount of yellow lupulin that develops in unique tight balls in the cone. It has 24-30” sidearms and is good for picking, drying and baling. Will grow in hot areas and tolerates alkaline soils....Read More
*Retail Orders will ship within 7-10 days of purchase after May 1st. Orders placed before May 1st are considered a Spring Pre-Order and will be shipped only once plants are out of dormancy and actively growing.*
- Maturity: Mid-season- First 3 weeks of August
- Yield: 1400-2000 lbs/acre
- Alpha acids: 4.5 – 7.0, betas 4.5- 7% cohumulone 33-40%, Total oils .7-1.5%/100g, myrcene 45-60%, humulene 8-16%
- Storage stability: Poor, less than 60-65% alpha acids remaining (refrigerate)
- Aroma: Medium with floral and citrusy tones
- Beer Styles: Pale Ales, IPA, Porters, Wheat beers. Adds citrus flavors.
- Grower notes: notably finer hop bines – “shrubbier”-more bines with a smaller diameter, creates a lot of late season growth near ground, which can harbor mites. Shows notable resistance to DM mildews; susceptible to PM, however. 36” in-row spacing is adequate.
- Trellis types: 12’x 42’ even
- 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.
Plant Replacement Policy
*Spring Pre-order - Will ship once 2nd season stock breaks dormancy in the spring and can be properly quality checked. Estimated to ship by April 1st.