Zenith

Zenith is a hop of unknown pedigree but was grown as a high alpha hop with good resistance to disease. It has high alpha and high myrcene, low cohumulone and a myrcene/humulene ratio of about 2:1. Its rhizomes are usually available from November to February, which is also the best time to plant them.

Also Known As
Characteristics
Purpose Bittering
Alpha Acid Composition 9%-11%
Beta Acid Composition 3%
Co-Humulone Composition 25%
Country
Cone Size
Cone Density
Seasonal Maturity Early
Yield Amount
Growth Rate Moderate to high
Resistant to Resistant to downy mildew and powdery mildew
Susceptible to Susceptible to verticillium wilt
Storability Retains 82% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
East of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 1.76 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 52%
Humulene Oil Composition 18%
Caryophyllene Oil 7%
Farnesene Oil Trace Amounts
Substitutes
Style Guide

References
http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/person/2450/hopchem/21499.html

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