Myrcene: 47%, Humulene: 26%, Farnesene: Trace
Crystal is a triploid aroma-type cultivar, released for commercial production in 1993. It originates from a seedling selection (No. 8309-37) made at Corvallis in 1983 between the colchicine – induced tetraploid “Hallertau Mittelfrüher” (USDA 21397) and the diploid male downy mildew resistant aroma hop, USDA 21381 M. Crystal is half sister of Mt Hood and Liberty.
Tolerant to downy mildew, with good pickability of a small cone. Maturity: Medium-late