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Wye Target Bare Root Hop Plant (Pre-Order)
Wye Target Bare Root Hop Plant (Pre-Order)


 
Our Price: £7.95

Quantity in Stock:500
Availability: (Pre-Order) Available from 1st Nov
Product Code: WTBRPO
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Description Growth & Analytical Data Planting & Growing Instructions
 
Wye Target

Target, released by Wye College for general production in 1972, is a 'cousin' of Challenger but has excellent resistance to powdery mildew. It makes strong bine growth and in some cases on more exposed sites may require extra training. Target provides high yields of alpha acid with a robust aroma. With strong, typical English flavour, and good bittering qualities this hop is used in all types of beer. It has been said to produce characteristics ranging from orange, to marmalade, to peppery geranium. This hop is also recommended for the dry hopping of stronger ales to produce a more floral aroma. Target has been used as a single varietal in; Caledonian's award winning Golden Promise; Usher's Lal Toofan lager; Hardy and Hanson's prize winning Guzzling Goose Bitter which uses Target both in the copper and as a dry hop.

Availability

Bare root hop plants are available from 1st of November until 28th of Febuary. The best time to transplant hop plants lies during this period whilst the plant is dormant

Growth Data

Time of ripening: Late season
Storage stability: Moderate
Wilt tolerance: Highly tolerant
Resistance to downy mildew: Susceptible
Resistance to powdery mildew: Moderate

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