A popular mix of our 3 favorite asparagus plants! Get a great mix of best asparagus for home gardens. These 1 year crowns are easy to plant and will produce asparagus for 10 plus years. This mix includes Mary Washington, Purple Passion and Jersey Giant. Mary Washington (10 Roots): This asparagus plant is a perennial vegetable just once and enjoy the succulent spears for years. This rich green foliage remains attractive long after harvest. Purple Passion(10 Roots): This asparagus plant is a perennial vegetable just once and enjoy the succulent spears for years. A very nutritious and tasty vegetable to have in your garden. Jersey Giant(10 Roots): Produces an abundance of flavorful and succulent asparagus spears. Can produce up to twice the yield of standard varieties. Jersey Giant grows well throughout the United States and resists fusarium wilt, crown rot and rust. Plant asparagus just once for several years of harvest.
The Jersey Knight asparagus is a very productive and great tasting plant. These roots grow tall stalks that can yield up to 3-4 times more asparagus than other varieties. Predominantly male, produces high yields, high disease tolerance and produces well in warmer climates. Jersey Knight produces the best spear quality of all the Jersey hybrids. Green spears with purple bracts.
Jersey Giant is a very high yielding asparagus that produces giant spears! Jersey Giant roots produces an abundance of flavorful and succulent asparagus spears. Can produce up to twice the yield of standard varieties. Jersey Giant grows well throughout the United States and resists fusarium wilt, crown rot and rust. Plant asparagus just once for several years of harvest.
Mary Washington is America's most popular asparagus plant for a reason! Growing your own asparagus roots is fun and healthy. Mary Washington asparagus is a perennial vegetable that can be enjoyed for many years without replanting. Its rich green foliage remains attractive long after harvest and is known for its crisp delicious taste. Mary Washington has light cuttings in 2 years; with full cuttings thereafter.
Atlas F1 asparagus is an early, vigorous and excellent yielder. 20-50% higher yielding than UC 157 F1. Medium to large green spears with slight purple at the tip and butt. Tightly headed for smooth appearance; tapering spears with cylindrical shape. Tolerant to fusarium, rust, blight and cercospora foliar diseases. Free of AV II.
Apollo is an early maturing asparagus with great yields! Apollo F1 asparagus produces medium to large diameter spears with slight purple at tip and butt of spear. Spears have a cylindrical shape with slight tapering and overall smooth appearance. Well received in the fresh, processing and freezing industries. Attractive dark green spears with very tight heads under cool to warm growing conditions. High tolerance to fusarium and rust.
UC157 F2 is one of the most popular asparagus varieties in the world! UC157 F2 prefers milder winters it can be grown successfully anywhere in the USA using mulch during cold winters. Early spears have uniform light green, tight and tapering heads. Excellent resistance to rust and root rot. UC157 asparagus has approximately 900 seeds per ounce.
Mary Washington asparagus is a classic and highly regarded variety of asparagus known for its exceptional taste and historical significance. This asparagus variety, scientifically known as Asparagus officinalis 'Mary Washington,' has a rich and earthy flavor that is often described as sweet and nutty. It's a favorite among gardeners and culinary enthusiasts for its delectable taste and tender texture when cooked. With roots tracing back to the early 20th century, Mary Washington asparagus has a storied history. It was first developed by a breeder named J. Arthur Thomson in Maryland, USA. This heirloom variety has since gained popularity for its reliable and consistent performance in home gardens and commercial farms. Mary Washington asparagus typically produces medium to large-sized spears that are deep green in color. It takes approximately 2 to 3 years from planting to reach maturity, at which point it can be harvested for many years to come. A single plant can yield numerous spears, making it a rewarding addition to any garden. To grow Mary Washington asparagus successfully, it requires specific conditions. It thrives in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0. This variety prefers full sun exposure but can tolerate partial shade. Adequate spacing is essential, as mature plants can spread up to 4 feet in width. It's important to provide consistent moisture and weed control to ensure healthy growth. With proper care and attention, Mary Washington asparagus can be a delicious and enduring addition to your garden.
The Rosalie Asparagus is a large, purple-colored variety that will actually turn pink after harvest if picked when it is white! This tender variety is 80% all male and is is mid-early with prolific yields. Rosalie has a nice flavor and is resistant to rust and stemphylium.