Purple Passion Asparagus Dormant Crown

Purple Passion Asparagus Dormant Crown

Purple Passion Asparagus Dormant Crown

Regular price $11.99

Beautiful purple plants that turn green when cooked. 20% more sugar than other varieties with productive yields and mild flavor. Tender if eaten fresh or cooked, these crowns are mature and ready to grow the moment you plant them. 

Harvest Time: Late May-Early June
Best in zones: 3-9 
Maturity size: Large-diameter spears
Age of Plant: 2 Year 
Shipped as: Bare Root 

Wondering how much to grow? Established asparagus plants produce about 1/2lb. of spears per bed foot in spring/early summer. If you are getting asparagus established for the first time, we recommend 5-10 crowns per person. (covers 15-30 row feet) 

As soon as you get these plants, they must be planted. fertilize with a well-balanced fertilizer and water well. Bury the entire crown so that the tip of the crown is around 2 inches below the soil level. This will protect the crown from any cold weather. Do not harvest the first year. Let plants become established before harvesting.

 Watch the video below on how to plant your asparagus crowns. 

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