Super tender and rust resistant, this all-male strain is a heavy producer growing premium quality spears that are 7-9" and up to 2 cm thick. Spear tips stay tight past harvest. Performs well even in clay soil. U.S. Patent No. 6624.
Zones: 3 - 8 (2 with protection).
Height: 4 - 5 feet.
Spacing: Set crowns 12 - 18 inches apart.
Depth: Prepare a trench 8 inches deep. Spread crowns over the soil and cover them with 2 inches of soil. Gradually fill the trench with soil as the plants grow. (if your soil is clay or heavy, you may want to add compost). Plant plugs are planted like a potted plant. These can easily be planted with a tro
Spread: 18 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Soil Preference: Well-drained, fertile soil. Tolerates most soils; prefers a soil pH of 6.0 - 8.0.
Pruning: After harvest, asparagus must be completely dormant before mowing. Mow late Winter or early Spring.