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Asparagus officinalis Collection (Spring/Autumn Planting)

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Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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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.

Collection comprises:

20 asparagus crowns - 5 of each variety £19.99 Out of Stock
40 asparagus crowns - 10 of each variety Save £14.99 £49.98 £34.99 Out of Stock
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Spring/Autumn planting.

Offering excellent value for money, this asparagus 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.

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    How to grow asparagus


    Kitchen Garden

    Hardy

    Full sun

    Up to 150cm (59.1in)

    Up to 45cm (17.7in)

    A little experience

    A little experience

    RHS plants for pollinators

    20 asparagus crowns - 5 of each variety (T99664P)
    40 asparagus crowns - 10 of each variety (T99671P)

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    Harvest Months

    Weed asparagus beds by hand as the shallow roots may be damaged by hoeing. Water asparagus beds regularly during hot periods, to prevent them from drying out. In autumn cut back the yellowing foliage and mulch the crowns with well rotted manure to protect them from frost. Feed with a general fertiliser each March.

    When growing asparagus, resist the temptation to harvest the spears during their first season, but instead allow the plants to develop foliage. A limited crop of spears may be harvested in the second year during April and May when they reach 15cm (6") tall. By the third year, the crop can be fully harvested. It is recommended to stop cutting from the end of May to allow the shoots to develop into foliage. Later harvests can be made but risk weakening the plant.

    Prepare permanent asparagus beds well in advance of receiving your order so that the crowns can be planted without delay. Choose a sheltered position in full sun. Asparagus beds should be richly fertile and well drained. Remove all weeds, and incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil to improve soil structure and fertility. On cold, wet soils the addition of sharp sand or grit will help to improve drainage.

    Dig long trenches, 20cm (10") deep by 30cm (12") wide, and fill the bottom of the trench with 7cm (3") of well rotted manure or garden compost. Mound up soil on top of the manure to form a ridge along the length of the trench and place the asparagus crowns on top of ridge with their roots draped over the edge of the ridge at a distance of 45cm (18") apart. Cover the crowns with 7cm (3") of soil and firm them into their positions.

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