Sweet, delicate, and grassy-green, with full-flavored earthiness, asparagus is a true taste of spring. Their heft stands up well to stronger seasonings, higher heat, and longer cooking, and they pack more flavor per inch.
When cooked, the pencil-thin asparagus develops pleasant notes of toasted almonds, artichoke, and butter. Loaded with all the same full-flavored earthiness as regular asparagus, this thinner variety packs a satisfyingly sweet crunch with every bite.
This mix includes Mary Washington, Purple Passion and Jersey Giant. These 1 year crowns are easy to plant and will produce asparagus for 10 plus years. Plant asparagus just once for several years of harvest.
Jersey Giant grows well throughout the United States and resists fusarium wilt, crown rot and rust. High yielding produce of giant asparagus spears! Jersey Giant produces an abundance of flavorful and succulent asparagus spears.
The most unique thing about the white asparagus, though, is the fact that it's grown without any sunlight. Some people call it the vampire of the produce aisle! One of the most elusive vegetables in the produce aisle, white asparagus is beloved by cooks...
One of the highest yielding male hybrid asparagus available to the home gardener. Top producer is noted for maintaining its high yield year after year and its ability to withstand cold winter temperatures.
Master gardeners have been known to pull the female plants from their asparagus patch (those producing red berries). This left the bigger more succulent male plants. Grow in poor, salty or alkaline soil.
You'll want to order enough for large beds of delicious asparagus. Plant 6'' deep in rich soil for best results. Mary Washington is fast growing, extremely hardy and rust proof. Mary Washington Asparagus is perhaps the easiest grown of all summer vegetables.
New strain of asparagus with uniquely-colored burgundy spears that are larger, sweeter and tastier than most asparagus varieties. Even tastes great raw! We've noticed that it turn green when cooked, but the taste doesn't change.
Once the asparagus has ferned out,and mulch heavily with compost to over winter. These spears are what we harvest and this part of the life cycle lasts four to six weeks in the second year of planting, six to eight weeks in the third year, continuing...
Rust, Fusarium wilt, Fusarium stem and crown rot. Asparagus is a hardy perennial. Maintaining good plant vigor. Plant your 1 year old crowns shortly after you receive them. Dig a 4-6 inch trench; create a hill in the center.