A Saaz hybrid released in 1998 that displays similar noble aroma and oil composition to the Czech variety, good yield and moderately resistant to Downy Mildew, generally considered a favorable Saaz replacement. Mid-season maturity. Excellent choice for lager brewers.
- Cultivar: Sterling
- Origin: USA
- Typical Alpha Acids: 6-9%
- Yield: High
- Smells Like: Floral, Spicy
All rhizomes guaranteed to be female (cone producers) and are harvested from commercial plants in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.
How to Use
In an area with full sun plant rhizomes horizontally, with any sprouts facing up, no more than 3 inches deep in well draining soil. Water well and regularly, hops like water but not soggy roots. For more in depth information consider picking up The Hop Grower's Handbook
or Homegrown Hops
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