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Purple Passion Asparagus Plant

Rich Color, Record Yields

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Purple Passion Asparagus Plant

Rich Color, Record Yields

  • 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".
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Vegetable Plants & Starts
1A-4B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
5A & 5B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
6A & 6B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
7A & 7B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
8A & 8B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
9A-10B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 24, 2022

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Asparagus officinalis 'Purple Passion'
  • Height: 4 - 5 Feet
  • Spacing: 6-8"
  • Depth:6" deep
  • Spread:8"
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Color: Cream-yellow to greenish flowers
  • Size: 3-Pack 2" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer, Fall
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Form: Vegetable, Perennial, Asparagus
  • Flower Form: Insignificant
  • Soil Requirements: Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Pruning: Cut emerging asparagus before the spear exceeds 5 inches. After harvest, asparagus must be completely dormant before mowing. Mow late Winter or early Spring.
  • Foliage: Very fine, airy, fern-like foliage.

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Planting Success: Step by Step

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Asparagus - Unboxing
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Asparagus - Planting Tips
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Asparagus - Pruning
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