Ultra Hop Description
Ultra was bred by U.S.D.A. from a tetraploid Hallertau mf cultivar and a Saazer-type male diploid genotype. It is a half-sister to Mt. Hood, Liberty, and Crystal. Ultra has a mild and pleasant Saaz-like aroma. It has very low alpha acids compared to most U.S. aroma varieties.
Country of Origin: US
Alpha Acids 2-3.5%
Yield #’s / acre 1,600-1,800
Seasonal Maturity: Late
Growth Rate: Low to Moderate
Sidearm Length: 24-36”
Cone Size: Small
Cone Density: Moderate
Resistant to: Moderately to Downy Mildew
Style Guide: Ales, Lagers, Pilsner, Oktoberfest, Bock
Aroma: Floral, Spicy
Substitutes: Tettnanger, Saaz, Hallertau m.f, Liberty
If you’d like more information on our other hop varieties, we have available as hops starter plants select the variety you’re interested in below.
AlphAroma, Bramling, Cascade, Cashmere, Centennial, Chinook, Cluster L8, Columbia, Comet, Crystal, Eroica, Fuggle H, Galena, Glacier, Hallertau m.f, Horizon, Liberty, Magnum, Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, NewPort, Northern Brewer, Nugget, Olympic, Oregon Cluster, Perle, Pocket Talisman, Saaz 72, Sorachi Ace, Sterling, Styrian Golding, Tahoma, Teamaker, Tettnanger, Triple Pearl, UK Serebrianka, Ultra, VanGuard, Willamette, Yakima Gold, Zatecki Cerveni, Zeus