- 20% more sugars than other varieties
- Late growth protects from early frost
- Mild flavor; tender texture
- Purple spears turn green when cooked
Large-diameter spears have 20% more sugars and emerge later than green varieties, protecting them from early frost damage. Mild flavor and low fiber content with a creamy green, tender interior make Purple Passion a chef's favorite. Spears turn green when cooked. Cut before spear exceeds 5".