Hop: Omega


Omega was developed at Wye College, England by Dr. Neve, shortly before him stepping down as head of the Hop Section. Pedigree of Challenger and wild English male. Despite good resistance to Verticillium Wilt, low yield has kept this hop from taking off.

General Information

Profile Pleasant continental aroma: floral, herbal and spice.
Country United Kingdom
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 925 lbs/acre
Storage Retains 78% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Resistant Downy Mildew (moderate), Verticillium Wilt


Alpha Acid 9.0 - 10.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 4.0%
Cohumulone 29.0%


Total Oil 1.7 ml/100g
Myrcene 53.0%
Humulene 17.0%
Caryophyllene 5.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Fair to Good
Maturity Mid season
Sex Female
Leaf Color Dark green
Side Arm Length 12" - 24"
Last Updated
  • 2021-01-20 10:56:09 (Added: 2021-01-20 10:56:09)

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  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
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