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Asparagus Sweet Purple
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Asparagus Sweet Purple

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Splendid deep purple spears

Larger and more tender option to green asparagus. Wonderfully mild, nutty flavor when cooked—20% higher sugar content than green varieties makes Sweet Purple delicious even raw! Spears turn green when cooked.

Zones: 3 - 9.
Height: 4 - 5 feet.
Shade Requirement: Sun to Partial sun.

Asparagus Sweet Purple - 1 Year
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Asparagus Sweet Purple - 2 Year Heavy Grade
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Asparagus Sweet Purple Product Details

Botanical Name: Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple'.

Height: 4 - 5 feet.

Spacing: 18 - 24 inches.

Depth: 6 - 10 inches.

Spread: 1 - 2.5 feet.

Sun/Shade: Sun to Partial sun.

Pollinator: Self-pollinating.

Foliage: Ferny green foliage with purple throughout.

Blooms: Summer.

Days To Maturity: 1-3 years

Form: Upright.

Flower Form: Insignificant.

Soil Requirements: Deeply worked, rich fertile soil, 6.8 - 7.2 pH.

Comments: Special considerations: Mound the topsoil and spread the roots over the mound and cover them with 2 inches of soil. Fill in the trench as the plants grow. Remove weeds by hand or by shallow cultivation. Asparagus is a heavy feeder that requires regular applications of fertilizer. Apply 10-10-10 fertililzer; 3-5 lbs per 100 squae feet in the Spring before growth starts. 2 and 3 year old crowns can be lightly harvested the second year after planting. One year old crowns can be lightly harvested the third year after planting.

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