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Planting Delicious Asparagus

"I never expected to taste asparagus as delectable as Jersey Knight. The spears are sweet and super tender... just what I like!"
B. Taylor, Eagle Point, OR


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Out Of Season Sweet Purple Asparagus

Sweet Purple Asparagus

Splendid deep purple spears!

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Larger and more tender option to green asparagus. Wonderfully mild, nutty flavor when cooked—20% higher sugar content than green varieties makes Sweet Purple delicious even raw! Spears turn green when cooked.

Note: Plants will ship in Spring.

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Description Price Qty  
Sweet Purple Asparagus (1 Year Med. Grade)
10225 - 10 plants per offer

$12.99 Out of Season
Sweet Purple Asparagus (2 Year Hvy. Grade)
10224 - 10 plants per offer

$16.99 Out of Season
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Product Details
Height: 4 - 5 feet.
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: Summer.
Zone: 3 - 9.
Sun/Shade: Sun to Partial sun.
Spacing: 18 - 24 inches.
Depth: 6 - 10 inches.
Spread: 1 - 2.5 feet.
Comments: Special considerations: Mound the topsoil and spread the roots over the mound and cover them with 2 inches of soil. Fill in the trench as the plants grow. Remove weeds by hand or by shallow cultivation. Asparagus is a heavy feeder that requires regular applications of fertilizer. Apply 10-10-10 fertililzer; 3-5 lbs per 100 squae feet in the Spring before growth starts. 2 and 3 year old crowns can be lightly harvested the second year after planting. One year old crowns can be lightly harvested the third year after planting.
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