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Northern Brewer Bare Root Hop Plant



 
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Description Growth & Analytical Data Planting & Growing Instructions
 
Northern Brewer

Raised in 1934 from Canterbury Golding, crossed with a male seedling from Brewer's Gold. The bine is red and the fruiting laterals comparitively short. Growth is moderate, and consequently some growers train three bines to a string. The bine does not naturally encircle the string so readily as that of other varieties, so it requires more hand training. It prefers the heavier types of hop soil and needs a good supply of soil moisture. The cones, which are of medium size, retain much of their green colour when ripe, and not infrequently produce leaves amung their bracts. The yield is good, and the hops are of high quality. Grown in Europe and America as a dual-purpose hop, but the aroma is mellow, so is mainly used for bittering in combination with other hops.

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: Mid season
Storage stability: Good
Wilt tolerance: Susceptible
Resistance to downy mildew: Susceptible
Resistance to powdery mildew: Very Susceptible
Our Guarantee
  • Hop plants may be cropped for more than 20 years, so it important that the original planting material is free from debilitating virus and viroid diseases (some of them symptomless). At Aplus Hops we supply certified disease-free stock under an official approval scheme.
  • As the UK’s premier hop propagator, we have over 40 years experience in hops and consider it a privilege to supply you with top quality hop plants. The A+ Plant Health Propagation Scheme (PHPS) - requires us to meet rigorous standards. Plants are produced from elite Permanent Layer Beds tested free of Hop Latent Viroid and Canker with “Zero Tolerance” of: Verticillium Wilt, Arabis mosaic virus, Prunus necrotic ringspot virus, Hop mosaic virus (Goldings). Nowhere else in the world are so many precautions taken, so you can be sure of getting the best quality stock available.

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