Discovered in 1861, Fuggle hop was discovered in Kent, England by chance and by the mid 1900s was the most popular hop used in English pale ales. Mild hoppiness with typical fruity and herbal aromas accentuated with woody undertones makes this a staple in any home brewed pale ale.
Alpha Acid Composition: 4-5.5%
Beta Acid Composition: 1.5-2%
Co-Humulone Composition: 25-33%
Total Oil: .7-1.2 ml/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition: 40-50%
Humulene Oil Composition: 20-26%
Caryophyllene Oil Composition: 6-10%
Farnesene Oil Composition: 4-5%
Latin Name: Humulus lupulus
Site and Soil: Hops like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Hops do not require pollination.
Hardiness: Hops can be grown where temperatures drop to minus 20° F.
Bearing Age: 2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height or width on fence, arbor, or other support.
Bloom Time: June-July
Ripening Time: September-October
Yield: 1-1/2 to 2 lbs. of dried flowers
Pests & Diseases: Our Hop varieties are disease resistant and rarely bothered by insect pests.
USDA Zone: 4
Sunset Western Zone: A2, A3; 1-10; 14-21
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31,32, 34-35