Produces larger, sweeter and tastier spears
than the more common green types of asparagus.
Gives green salads a lovely purple accent
when kept raw; turns green when cooked. Low
in calories, spears are good sources of folic
acid, potassium, amino acids and dietary fiber,turns green when cooked. Low in calories, spears are good sources of folic acid, potassium, amino acids and dietary fiber. 2 yr., no.1.
This item ships only in the spring.
If our spring shipping season is closed, your order will be shipped the following spring.
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Height: 4 - 5 feet
Spacing: For best performance, plant spacing for Purple Passion is 6-8 inches apart in the row instead of the usual 12-inch spacing.
Depth: 1. Dig a trench 6" deep. 2. Place the roots in the trench, spreading the roots so they remain flat. 3. Cover with 3" of dirt and once growth begins, fill in the additional 3" of soil.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Yield: Record yields. Record yields. Grown for the stems or spears, a well tended planting yields 8 to 10 pounds or more per 100 square feet of bed or 24 to 30 pounds per 100 feet of row.
Foliage: Fern like foliage
Comments: Rich color, record yields. Larger, sweeter tastier spears than green type. Stalks turn green when cooked. Not available in NV, UT, WA. For each offer ordered, you get 10 plants.