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ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

Asparagus officinalis
Member $3.95
With a 20% higher sugar content than the green asparagus this purple variety of asparagus has a wonderful mild earthy flavour when cooked or eaten raw. Cut spears back in second year to increase harvest.
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SEEDS: S0072

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Autumn-Spring
Height To 120cm
Position in FULL SUN
20 Seeds Per Packet
HARDY PERENNIAL
Space at 30cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
87% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

Asparagus officinalis
Member $3.95
With a 20% higher sugar content than the green asparagus this purple variety of asparagus has a wonderful mild earthy flavour when cooked or eaten raw. Cut spears back in second year to increase harvest.
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SEEDS: S0072
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SEEDS: S196
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BEAN 'FROST' ORGANIC
BEAN 'FROST' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S0181
A very rare semi-climbing bean well regarded by British and American gardeners since the 1790's for its cold tolerance, it keeps producing well into late autumn thus the name Frost. It is known as a pea bean for its ...
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STRAWBERRY 'CHANDLER' POTTED
STRAWBERRY 'CHANDLER' POTTED
PLANTS: PSTCHP
The most delicious of all the large fruited strawberries. Huge berries up to 60g are produced in profusion in summer. Easy to grow in most climates, these have to be the chef's choice. 82/100 in our taste tests.
Member $6.95
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MULTIFLORA PINK ROSE CLUB SPECIAL 10
MULTIFLORA PINK ROSE CLUB SPECIAL 10
PLANTS: RMULP10
A profusion of apple blossom pink flowers in Spring smother this vigorous self supporting rose. This fast growing thicket becomes an ideal farm fence or informal hedge. 10 plants.
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2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
2yr membership +FREE vegie seeds
Membership: MNE2VS
Grow the best tasting vegies with free Tomato 'Tigerella, Beetroot 'Bulls Blood, Silverbeet 'Fordhook' and Spring Onion 'Red' seeds (one packet of each, valued at $21).
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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