Fruity, floral, and herbal, this classic UK hop Golding has been cultivated since the late 1700s. Used traditionally in English pale ales for it’s aromatic properties but low bitterness given it’s low alpa acid ratings usually between 4.5-6.5%.
Alpha Acid Composition: 4.5 -6.6%
Beta Acid Composition: 1.9-2.8%
Co-Humulone Composition: 28-32%
Total Oil: .4-1 ml/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition: 20-26%
Humulene Oil Composition: 38-48%
Caryophyllene Oil Composition: 12-16%
Farnesene Oil Composition: 0-1%
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