Amalia - Field Grade
Native southwest hop variety from the genus H. neomexicana. Hop variety with deeply cut leaves and an early cone maturity. Heat & drought tolerant. New species / variety currently being evaluated in our Michigan trials. Could possibly be grown better without drip irrigation. Cold hardiness is still questionable...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.*
- Alpha acids: 5.5-9%, Beta 4.2-8.3%, carries a relatively high cohumulone
- Aroma: earthy, strong orange citrus notes- however quite harsh
- Yield: Reported as having medium to high yields, cones are long catkin-type
- Storage stability: Unknown
- Maturity: Early
- Beer styles: Browns, Dark Ales, being used by craft brewers in Colorado
- Grower notes: Heat tolerant and not suitable in cool wet climates and soils. Long cones lower pick-ability. This species does poorly under constant drip irrigation and needs a complete re-think on hop field culture compared to H. lupulus varieties. May allow commercial hop production in areas southern areas that were considered too hot previously.
- 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.