Hop: Kitamidori


Kitamidori was bred by Kirim Brewery Ltd. Hop Research, Isate, Japan. Pedigree of seedling C79-27-01 with seedling C79-64-110.

Kitamidori has high humulene content and good aroma potential but is not grown commercially.

General Information

Profile N/A
Country Japan
Substitutes Eastern Gold, Kirin II, Saaz, Toyomidori
Purpose N/A
Yield 1330 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 75% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Susceptible Downy mildew (moderate)


Alpha Acid 9.0 - 12.0%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 22.0%


Total Oil 1.35 ml/100g
Myrcene 34.0%
Humulene 31.0%
Caryophyllene 8.0 - 10.0%
Farnesene 6.0 - 7.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Good
Maturity Late
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 24" - 40"
Last Updated
  • 2020-05-10 19:09:50 (Added: 2020-05-10 19:09:50)

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