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Newport Hop Plant

Newport Hop Plant

2 Litre Pot

Regular price £12.50
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Key Flavours

  • Spicy

Variety Information

  • Origin: United States
  • Primary Use: Bittering
  • Height: Tall
  • Group:None
  • Also Known As:
  • Flavour Description: Flavours ranging from wine-like to balsamic
  • Beer Style Guide: Pale Ale, Amecan Lager

Growing Information

  • Season Maturity: Mid Season
  • Ease of Harvest: Difficult
  • Typical Yield: 1990-2250 kg/hectare
  • Wilt Sensitivity: Unknown
  • Powdery Mildew Resistance: Resistant
  • Downy Mildew Resistance: Resistant
  • Hop Mosaic Virus Sensitivity: Unknown

Availability

Bare root hop plants are available from late November until early April. Dates will vary depending on the weather and ground conditions however, we hope to start lifting from the field by November 1st.

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.

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Newport

Newport is the offspring of Magnum and a USDA male variety. Oregon State University and the USDA successfully bred it in 2002 in an effort to address concerns over mildew resistance. It was said to have helped save Northwest US hops production around this time when mildew issues threatened multiple hops varieties. It contains high alpha acid, cohumulone, and myrcene content, offering more distinct aroma characteristics than its parent.

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