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Jersey Giant Asparagus

Jersey Giant Asparagus

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Delectable flavor Extra-large spears and high yields—up to twice the yield of standard varieties. Adapts widely and resists...

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  • Delectable flavor
  • Extra-large spears and high yields—up to twice the yield of standard varieties.
  • Adapts widely and resists fusarium, crown rot & rust.
  • Is a perennial, you plant it just once, and you will enjoy tasty spears for years. Bare roots can be planted as soon as they arrive in spring .. In 2 years, you'll have a light crop and a regular crop thereafter.
  • Plant 2 feet between plants
  • Full or partial sun. Zones 3-8.

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  30 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Description:

Feathery blue-green foliage, large succulent spears, a high producing variety; let foliage stand over winter to insulate crowns and manufacture food for a better crop, cut back in spring; fusarium resistant, enrich soil with compost

Edible Qualities

Jersey Giant Asparagus is a perennial vegetable plant that is typically grown for its edible qualities. The stems are usually harvested from mid to late spring. The stems have a pleasant taste.

The stems are most often used in the following ways:

  • Cooking

Planting & Growing

Jersey Giant Asparagus will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 15 years.

This plant is typically grown in a designated vegetable garden. It does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

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