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Nugget Hop Rhizome

Our hop rhizomes are all sourced from small farms practicing organic methods and local to the Southeast. These rhizomes are already acclimated to the Southern region and as such perform very well with heat, humidity, and disease/pest pressures.
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Nugget Hops can contribute an acute bitterness from their high alpha acid content. It's a dual purpose hops that has a green, herbal aroma. It has a relatively low co-humulone oil content. Nugget is an extremely popular hops for brewing. It was bred partly for its storage capacity, and holds 70%-80% of its alpha acid content after 6 months storage at 20 degrees celsius.

Climate: Performs well in all areas
Yield: moderate
Growth Rate: Excellent. Performs well in poor soils
Harvest: medium to late season
Disease/Pest Susceptibility: Verticillium wilt
Disease Resistance: Powdery Mildew. Resists Downey Mildew
Storage: Great storing hop

The quintessential American hop. Features a pleasant, flowery and spicy, citrus-like aroma. Good for flavor and aroma, but an acceptable bittering hop known to impart a clean and neutral character. Very likely the most popular hop in North America and highly popularized by Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale.  

Climate: Widely adapted to most climates
Yield: Low to moderate yielding hop
Growth Rate: Depending on conditions, moderate to very good
Harvest: harvest Midseason
Disease/Pest Susceptibility: Aphids 
Disease Resistance: Downy & Powdery Mildew
Storage: Poor storage hop

***We expect to receive these rhizomes between early to late March and will mail orders out ASAP.  All orders must be paid in full in order to reserve rhizomes (even for Instore pickup). Disclaimer: given the degree of uncertainty inherent to agricultural products, there is a chance we will be unable to fulfill all orders for every varietal. Substitutions may be necessary.***

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