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. We start shipping these plants in December.
Hybrid F2 of UC157
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.