Myrcene: 42%, Humulene: 23%, Farnesene: <1%
Sussex exhibits a delicate earthy, grassy and minty flavour similar to that of Fuggles.
Fuggles, Progress, WGV
In 2005 it was discovered almost by accident in a hedgerow by Peter Cyster
Sussex has a high growth rate and good resistance to diseases. It has a good tolerance to both powdery mildew and downy mildew, as well as having a moderate resistance to wilt.