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Jersey Knight Hybrid Asparagus
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Jersey Knight Hybrid Asparagus

Huge Yields of Big, Bright Green Spears

Super tender; performs well even in clay soil. Very tight head in warm climates, but as temperatures rise above the mid 70's, watch to be sure spears are staying tight. If they start to open, begin cutting at 5" height to ensure tenderness of harvest. Very tolerant of rust and foliar diseases, making Jersey Knight a favorite in humid climates. Medium to large spear size; prolific spear production. Predominantly male hybrid strain, so little or no seed produced. For each offer, get 10 plants. PP6624
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Asparagus officinalis "Jersey Knight" Plant patent 6624.
  • Height: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Spacing: Set crowns 12 - 18 inches apart.
  • 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). Plant plugs are planted like a potted plant. These can easily be planted with a tro
  • Spread: 18 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: Heavy yields.
  • Foliage: Graceful, feathery green foliage.
  • Zone: 3 - 8 (2 with protection).
  • Form: Upright
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile soil. Tolerates most soils; prefers a soil pH of 6.0 - 8.0.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: After harvest, asparagus must be completely dormant before mowing. Mow late Winter or early Spring.
  • Comments: For a fresh alternative to limp supermarket varieties, try growing Jersey Knight Asparagus in your own garden and experience a superior flavor and more tender texture. This prolific, patented all-male strain out-produces almost every other variety on the market today. Performs in even heavy clay soil; spear tips stay tight past the harvest. Best for high yield, fine flavor and the largest succulent spears. Proven tops for productivity, flavor and wide adaptability.

Planting Success: Step by Step

Asparagus

Asparagus - Unboxing
Asparagus - Unboxing
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Asparagus - Planting Delayed
Asparagus - Site Prep
Asparagus - Site Prep
Asparagus - Planting Tips
Asparagus - Planting Tips
Asparagus - Pruning
Asparagus - Pruning
Asparagus - Watering
Asparagus - Watering

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