One of the most popular asparagus varieties.  This hybrid variety produces one of the highest yields of dark green spears .  Large uniform spears are non-stringy and if cut at the right time, has a tender, delicate flavor that’s unbeatable by any you will find in the supermarkets.  Resistant to rust and root rot. It is an excellent choice for home gardens. 

Hybrid F2 of UC157

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  • Dig a trench 12 inches wide and 6-8 inches deep.  Place crowns in trench 15-24 inches apart on slight mounds of soil, making the crowns higher than the roots.  Spread out roots and cover with 2-3 inches of soil.  Firm down.  As plants grow, pull more soil into the trench until filled.  Harvest when spears are 5-9 inches tall by breaking off at soil level.