• 3418
    • Organic Purple Passion Asparagus - Bundle of 10 Roots
    • $24.95
      2+ $19.95

Organic Purple Passion Asparagus

A colorful accent to green salads

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Product Details

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. 2 yr., no.1.

  • Zones: 3 - 8 (2 with protection).
  • 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: 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).
  • Spread: 18 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Soil Preference: Sandy, fertile loam with good drainage.
  • Pruning: After harvest, asparagus must be completely dormant before mowing. Mow late Winter or early Spring.
  • Yield: 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.
  • Fruit: Purple Passion Asparagus are a fatter asparagus spear (larger in diameter) than the Jersey King, Knight or Supreme. They are purple and green when growing.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Counts: 10 plants per offer.
  • Comments: Rich color, record yields. Larger, sweeter, tastier spears than green types. Stalks turn green when cooked. Not available in NV, UT, WA. For each offer ordered, you get 10 plants. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
    • 3418
    • Organic Purple Passion Asparagus - Bundle of 10 Roots
    • $24.95
      2+ $19.95