Bulbs | Asparagus | Sweet Purple 10-Pack

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Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple'

Larger and more tender option to green asparagus. Wonderfully mild, nutty flavor when cooked; 20% higher sugar content than green varieties makes for a more flavorful asparagus. Spears turn green when cooked.
Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Resists fusarium, rust, and crown rot.

Planting and Maintenance Info:

Light Requirements: Full Sun

For best results follow planting instructions on the back of this package. Do not harvest asparagus the year it is planted. A light harvest may be taken the second season. Harvest spears with tight tips by snapping the 7-9 inch stalks near the ground. Once established, pick all the spears produced as allowing them fern out gives the asparagus beetles a home to lay their eggs.

Plant Height:

24-36 Inches

Bloom Time:

Harvest late spring to early summer

Hardiness Zone:


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