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Early Bird Bare Root Hop Plant



 
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Early Bird

Originally Amos's Early Bird after Alfred Amos of Wye it was selected in 1887 from a garden of Btamlings, the bine is green with red mottling. It tends to be uneven in its timing of coming into hop and the potential resin content of its cones can vary considerably. Early Brid usually produces a moderate yield of high quality.
Goldings consist of a group of traditional English Varieties, which have been cultivated for a long time tend to be named after either a hop grower or the parish they were cultivated. Goldings are recognised as having the most typical English aroma, there is special demand for these hops for use in copper hopping and dry hopping of traditional ales. Goldings are also found to be useful for late hopping lagers when a delicate aroma is required.

Availability

Bare root hop plants are available from November 1st until April 15th. The best time to transplant hop plants lies during this period whilst the plant is dormant. Plants in 2 Litre pots are available from May until September but are available for UK mainland delivery only.

Growth Data

Time of ripening: Early/mid/late season
Storage stability: Good
Wilt tolerance: Sensitive
Resistance to downy mildew: Susceptible
Resistance to powdery mildew: Susceptible

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