Citra brand hop variety originated from a cross between Hallertau mittelfrueh and a father derived from U.S. Tettnang. It was released in 2008 by Hop Breeding Company, a joint venture between John I Haas and Select Botanicals Group, LLC.
Tolerant to downy mildew, powdery mildew. Dense medium sized cones with good pickability.
Citra is a truly versatile hop with grapefruit, lime, lychee fruit, and gooseberry aromas, and a relatively high alpha acid level.