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Hop Plant


Primula acaulis
Harvesting Hops

Harvesting cones shall be made at technical maturation, when evidenced by their color change from green to green - yellow, bracts harden and become sticky lupulin color change from silver to yellow. By tightening between the fingers, the cones rustle and return to original shape, at this stage (lasting 8-10 days) cones were highest in lupulin content, bitter substances and flavor, depending on the variety.