Hop: Janus


Janus was bred from a New Mexico wild American hop, Eastwell Golding, and various other old English hops in the 1950s at Wye College, England. No longer grown due to low yields and growth and has never been used in breeding.

General Information

Profile European aroma characteristics.
Country United Kingdom
Substitutes N/A
Purpose Aroma
Yield 64 - 890 pounds/acre
Storage Retains 68% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Resistant Downy mildew, Verticillium wilt


Alpha Acid 3.8 - 6.7%
Beta Acid 1.6 - 3.2%
Cohumulone 24.0 - 51.0%


Total Oil 0.5 - 1.0 ml/100g
Myrcene 38.3 - 50.7%
Humulene 34.1 - 36.8%
Caryophyllene 11.5 - 10.1%
Farnesene 0.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Poor
Cones Loose, medium small cones that shatter easily.
Maturity Very early
Sex Female
Leaf Color Light green
Side Arm Length 6 - 12 inches
Last Updated
  • 2021-09-24 09:51:24 (Added: 2021-09-24 09:51:24)

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