Best hops variety for backyard

Asked February 22, 2016, 12:25 PM EST

Hello! I'd like to grow some hops in my backyard and I've heard that some varieties are more mildew-prone than others. Do you have any recommendations for what to grow here in Minneapolis? Best, Emily

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Information at the following website indicates that disease resistant hop varieties suitable for growing in Minnesota (if any) have not yet been identified.
https://plpa.cfans.umn.edu/minnesota-hops-grow

The following may be of interest:
http://msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/234/71501/fs992%20Growing%20Hops%20Rutgers%20University.pdf