Asparagus

Asparagus is a delicious perennial crop that tastes all the better when picked fresh from the garden. Best of all, growing asparagus is easy. Asparagus can be grown from seed, or more commonly, from asparagus crowns purchased in winter while the plants are barerooted (without soil). It is from this crown that your crop will develop, but be patient, you shouldn’t harvest spears the first year, instead, let these run to fern and die down naturally.

Long-lived perennials, asparagus will crop in your garden for around 20-25 years so it’s important to select a suitable location, improve the soil prior to planting, and leave them to develop with minimal root disturbance.

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ASPARAGUS  'FAT BASTARD'
ASPARAGUS 'FAT BASTARD'
SEEDS: S0071
The fattest spears than any other variety and a much higher yield with excellent rust resistance. Allow three years for the crown to dvelope from seed and two years for growth from the crown. Then enjoy this early spring ...
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ASPARAGUS GREEN Mary Washington
ASPARAGUS GREEN Mary Washington
SEEDS: S006
This traditional open-pollinated variety is still a garden favourite. Mary Washington is a proven performer due to its vigour and good resistance to rust. Abundant slender spears producedduring spring. Grow in the dark to ...
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ASPARAGUS PURPLE BASTARD
ASPARAGUS PURPLE BASTARD
SEEDS: S0072
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 secod year to increase harvest.
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ASPARAGUS 'PURPLE BASTARD' POT
ASPARAGUS 'PURPLE BASTARD' POT
PLANTS: PASPU
The tender spears of royal purple will delight the eye as well as the palate. A light cutting of spears in the second year is followed by increasing harvests for the next 20 years. Higher in sugar than green ...
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ASPARAGUS 'FAT BASTARD' PLANT
ASPARAGUS 'FAT BASTARD' PLANT
PLANTS: PASFA
Named for its delicious, plump spears, this high yielding, green asparagus has good rust resistance and is a proven garden performer. An F1 hybrid that produces fatter-than-normal spears, allow a couple of years for the ...
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ASPARAGUS MARY WASHINGTON CROWN
ASPARAGUS MARY WASHINGTON CROWN
PLANTS: PASM
Slender green spears produced in abundance throughout spring. Ideal for tarts and quiches. Mary Washington is a popular garden variety originating in the US due both to its high productivity and its resistance ...
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ASPARAGUS PURPLE BASTARD CROWN
ASPARAGUS PURPLE BASTARD CROWN
PLANTS: PASPC
The tender spears of royal purple will delight the eye and the palate. A light cutting of spears in the second year is followed by increasing harvests for the next 20 years.
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