NZ Southern Cross - 100gm

NZ Southern Cross is a dual purpose hop that provides a soft bitterness and a lemon zest citrus character with a background of pine.

When used as a late addition it can deliver a wonderfully delicate mix of citrus and spice, in the whirlpool, or as a dry hop .

It can be used in a wide variety of styles either as a single hop or in combination with other varieties. 

Technical Data

HPLC & Oil Composition (Measured within 6 months of harvest, stored at 0C)

Alpha Acids 11-14%
Beta Acids 5-6%
Cohumulone 25-28% of Alpha Acids
Total Oil 1.2 ml oil per 100gm cone weight
Concentration 86 uL Oil/gram Alpha
Myrcene 31.8%
Humulene 20.8%
Caryophyllene 6.7%
Farnesene 7.3%
Citrus-Piney Fraction 6.9%
Floral Estery Fraction 2.7%
H/C Ratio 3.1
Other 0%

Grower comments

Maturity  Mid season
Yield Good
Growth Habit Vigorous, early growth, clavate frame
Cone Structure Cylindrical, long, medium density
Disease Resistance New Zealand is hop disease free
Storage Stability Good