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Asparagus 'Mary Washington' Seeds

Light cuttings in 2 years; regular cuttings thereafter.

Availability: Out of stock

$2.50
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Details

As asparagus is a perennial vegetable, you just plant them once to enjoy season after season of succulent spears. Mary Washington is a very strong growing and productive strain producing long, thick spears. Spears are sweet, tender and succulent. Excellent fresh and suitable for freezing. In 2 years, you’ll have light cuttings, with regular cuttings thereafter. The graceful, feathery green foliage remains attractive long after harvest.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Asparagus officinalis
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Early Spring
Growing Height 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Plant Spacing 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 730 (2 years)
Propagation Methods By dividing the rootball, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing, Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50