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Asparagus


Growing asparagus is a long-term, but incredibly worthwhile investment. Be sure to prepare your permanent asparagus bed in advance, so that you can plant the asparagus crowns without delay. Although asparagus beds take several years to establish, each asparagus crown can produce up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for 25 years.



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Asparagus officinalis 'Pacific Challenger' (Autumn Planting)

Autumn Planting.

The first Phytophthora tolerant asparagus available commercially - and with good fusarium tolerance too, this must be one of the most disease resistant varieties. Asparagus 'Pacific Challenger' produces high yields of slender green spears with firm, tight tips and a good flavour. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").


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    • 10 crowns

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £17.99
    • 25 crowns

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £34.99

Asparagus officinalis 'Mondeo' (Autumn Planting)

Autumn planting.

Asparagus 'Mondeo' is an all male hybrid that is suitable for both spring and autumn planting. This versatile variety has created huge interest due to its impressive yields and quality, especially early in the season. The delicious spears have tight tips throughout the season, with excellent flavour and good disease resistance. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Useful links:

How to grow asparagus

More info
    • 5 crowns

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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    • £11.99
    • 10 crowns

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • SAVE £5.99  
    • £23.98 £17.99
    • 25 crowns

    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • SAVE £24.96  
    • £59.95 £34.99

Asparagus officinalis 'Autumn Planting Collection' (Autumn planting)

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Autumn planting.

Offering excellent value for money, this autumn planting collection provides a good range of varieties, ensuring a long cropping season and reliable supply of delicious asparagus spears. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").

  • Collection comprises:
  • Asparagus 'Ariane' - Delicious purple-tipped spears early in the season.
  • Asparagus 'Mondeo' - Impressive yields and quality, especially early in the season.
  • Asparagus 'Pacific 2000' - Consistently uniform, green spears that are tender and stringless.
  • Asparagus 'Purple Pacific' - Stringless spears that are more tender and sweet than many green varieties.

  • Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

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      • 20 crowns - 5 of each variety

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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      • £29.99
      • 40 crowns - 10 of each variety

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £26.97  
      • £71.96 £44.99

    Asparagus officinalis 'Pacific 2000' (Autumn Planting)

    Autumn planting.

    From New Zealand breeding, this vigorous variety was voted the best in commercial grower taste tests in 2006. The consistently uniform, green spears are so tender and stringless, they can be eaten raw or sliced in salads. This long lasting variety is highly regarded for its heavy yields and superior flavour. Unlike many traditional varieties, Asparagus 'Pacific 2000' is suitable for either spring or autumn planting. Although asparagus beds take several years to establish, each asparagus crown can produce up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for 25 years. Height: 150cm (59”). Spread: 45 cm (18”).

    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

    More info
      • 5 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      •  
      • £11.99
      • 10 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £5.99  
      • £23.98 £17.99
      • 25 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £24.96  
      • £59.95 £34.99

    Asparagus officinalis 'Pacific Purple' (Autumn Planting)

    Autumn planting.

    A colourful variety that is suitable for spring and autumn planting. Asparagus 'Pacific Purple' produces stringless spears that are more tender and sweet than many green varieties. The colour can be lost when cooked so they are best steamed or eaten raw with dips, or sliced in salads. This high yielding asparagus will also produce white spears if earthed up. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").


    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

    More info
      • 5 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      •  
      • £11.99
      • 10 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £5.99  
      • £17.99
      • 25 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £24.96  
      • £34.99

    Asparagus officinalis 'Ariane' (Autumn Planting)

    Autumn planting.

    From German breeding, Asparagus 'Ariane' produces a heavy flush of delicious, large, purple-tipped spears early in the season. Smaller, 'fine' spears are also produced later in the season. This attractive variety has significant yield and quality improvements over many other varieties. Height: 150cm (59in). Spread: 45cm (18").


    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

    More info
      • 5 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      •  
      • £11.99
      • 10 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £5.99  
      • £23.98 £17.99
      • 25 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £24.96  
      • £59.95 £34.99

    Asparagus officinalis 'Guelph Millennium' (Autumn Planting)

    Autumn planting.

    This autumn planting asparagus comes from Canadian breeding making it particularly cold tolerant and well suited to UK weather condiitons. Producing high yields of purple-tipped, green spears, Asparagus 'Guelph Millennium' is reliable in most soils. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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    How to grow asparagus

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      • 10 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
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      • £17.99
      • 25 crowns

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      •  
      • £34.99

    Asparagus officinalis 'Planter Collection' (Autumn Planting)

    Grow your own asparagus spears in even the smallest of spaces! This handy asparagus planter collection does not require a permanent bed or large growing area, making it perfect for a patio or balcony. Asparagus grown in planters will take 2 years to crop and will crop for up to 3 seasons after this.

    Please note: Once growing in a planter it is not advisable to disturb asparagus plants and move them. To grow asparagus plants in containers, a planter of at least 60ltrs is required.


    Each collection consists of 2 x 60 litre planters, plus 3 crowns each of Asparagus 'Mondeo' and Asparagus 'Pacific 2000'.


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    How to grow asparagus

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      • 1 collection

      • Despatch: By end of October 2014
      • SAVE £9.98  
      • £29.97 £19.99

    Asparagus officinalis 'Pacific Purple' (Spring Planting)

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    Spring planting.

    A colourful variety that is suitable for spring and autumn planting. Asparagus 'Pacific Purple' produces stringless spears that are more tender and sweet than many green varieties. The colour can be lost when cooked so they are best steamed or eaten raw with dips, or sliced in salads. This high yielding asparagus will also produce white spears if earthed up. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").


    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

    More info
      • 5 crowns

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      • £10.99
      • Out of stock
      • 10 crowns

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      • £17.99
      • Out of stock
      • 25 crowns

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      • £34.99
      • Out of stock

    Asparagus officinalis 'Connover's Colossal' (Spring Planting)

    Spring planting.

    (Sore's selection) This selection of Asparagus 'Connover's Colossal' received an RHS AGM as a very well maintained strain of this popular old favourite. The quality of its bright green spears with deep purple tips, and huge yield is exceptional for a non hybrid. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").


    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

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      • 10 crowns

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      • £17.99
      • Out of stock
      • 25 crowns

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      • £34.90
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    Asparagus officinalis 'Mondeo' (Spring Planting)

    Spring/ Autumn planting.

    Asparagus 'Mondeo' is an all male hybrid that is suitable for both spring and autumn planting. This versatile variety has created huge interest due to its impressive yields and quality, especially early in the season. The delicious spears have tight tips throughout the season, with excellent flavour and good disease resistance. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 45cm (18").


    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

    More info
      • 5 crowns

      • Despatch:
      •  
      • £10.99
      • Out of stock
      • 10 crowns

      • Despatch:
      •  
      • £17.99
      • Out of stock
      • 25 crowns

      • Despatch:
      •  
      • £34.99
      • Out of stock

    Asparagus officinalis 'Pacific 2000' (Spring Planting)

    From New Zealand breeding, this vigorous variety was voted the best in commercial grower taste tests in 2006. The consistently uniform, green spears are so tender and stringless, they can be eaten raw or sliced in salads. This long lasting variety is highly regarded for its heavy yields and superior flavour. Unlike many traditional varieties, Asparagus 'Pacific 2000' is suitable for either spring or autumn planting. Although asparagus beds take several years to establish, each asparagus crown can produce up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for 25 years. Height: 150cm (59”). Spread: 45 cm (18”).

    Useful links:

    How to grow asparagus

    More info
      • 5 crowns

      • Despatch:
      •  
      • £10.99
      • Out of stock
      • 10 crowns

      • Despatch:
      •  
      • £17.99
      • Out of stock
      • 25 crowns

      • Despatch:
      •  
      • £34.99
      • Out of stock