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Since 1930

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Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 shipping

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Prices subject to change.

Asparagus

  • Spears are delicious fresh or can be frozen or canned.
  • Our asparagus is grown from seed and left in field 2 to 3 years before it is dug.
Asparagus Varieties Available

Ships Spring Only

MARY WASHINGTON

Best all around variety for garden and commercial use. (zone 4-8)   SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2-Yr. - No. 1

$ 16.50 $ 26.75 $ 73.00 $ 117.50 $ 195.00

VIKING KB3

Very Hardy, Rust Resistant, Good Yield. (zone4-8)     SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2-Yr. - No. 1

$ 16.50 $ 26.75 $ 73.00 $ 117.50 $ 195.00

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Plant Details:

Remove Asparagus roots from shipping box immediately and untie the bundles. Do not water Asparagus roots. If you are going to keep roots longer than two weeks, untie bunch and spread roots out. Store in a cool dry place.

Will grow in any type of well drained soil. Prefers a soil pH level between 6.8 to 7.2.

Dig a trench 8” deep. Root should be laid flat in bottom of trench with crown or top of root upright in middle with entacles spread evenly in each direction. Only put 2”– 3” of soil on top at time of planting. As plant grows more soil should be added. Space plants in trench so tentacles touch, approximately 12”–18” apart. It is better not to take spears the first growing season. This should provide you with a better crop the next season.

Spring

In full sun, leaving the asparagus fern to die back in fall.


Asparagus Hybrid Varieties Available

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JERSEY GIANT

Large stalk, sweet, very productive. (zone 4-8)     SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2-Yr. - No. 1

$ 20.30 $ 37.50 $ 120.00 $ 177.50 $ 270.00

JERSEY KNIGHT

Early, Very Productive, Very Large Attractive Spears. (zone 4-8)     SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2-Yr. - No. 1

$ 20.30 $ 37.50 $ 120.00 $ 177.50 $ 270.00

JERSEY SUPREME

Early, high yield, cold hardy, disease resistant. (zone 4-8)     SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2-Yr. - No.1

$ 20.30 $ 37.50 $ 120.00 $ 177.50 $ 270.00

PURPLE PASSION

Large, Tender Deep Purple Spears Sweet, Nutty Flavor. (zone 4-8) SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2-Yr. - No. 1

$ 20.30 $ 37.50 $ 120.00 $ 177.50 $ 270.00

SWEET PURPLE

Thick stalks, nutty and sweet that turn green when cooked. (zone 4-8)     SHIPS SPRING ONLY

Price Per Bundle Per 10 Per 25 Per 100 Per 250 Per 500
2 Yr. - No. 1

$ 20.30 $ 37.50 $ 120.00 $ 177.50 $ 270.00

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Plant Details:

Asparagus roots need no watering. If you are going to keep roots longer than 2 weeks, untie bunch and spread roots out. Do not store in a damp place.

Will grow in acid, alkaline, sandy, clay or any type of black soil. If potting, use any type of potting soil.

Dig a trench 8" deep. Root should be laid flat in bottom of trench with crown or top of root in middle with tentacles spread evenly in each direction. Only put 5" of soil on top at time of planting. As plant grows more soil should be added. Space plants in trench so tentacles touch, approximately 12" to 18" apart.

Two years after planting asparagus fern will reach 5 to 6 feet high after 3 or 4 six inch spears have been picked in spring. Suggest planting next to a fence or in front of a living hedge or next to a storage building wall.