ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

ASPARAGUS 'SWEET PURPLE'

Asparagus officinalis
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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 50cm
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
Non-Member $4.95
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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