Used as a bitter because of it’s high alpha acid composition this Magnum variety has become a stable in many IPAs. Bred in Hull, Germany in the 80’s and released in the 90’s, this hop proved that not everything is about aroma.
Alpha Acid Composition: 12-15.5%
Beta Acid Composition: 4.5-5.5%
Co-Humulone Composition: 24-25%
Total Oil: 1.9-3 ml/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition: 30-40%
Humulene Oil Composition: 25-35%
Caryophyllene Oil Composition: 7-12%
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