Organic Ginger-Lee Asparagus Seeds - Yields of Thick, Bright Green Spears with a Mellow, Almost Nutty Flavor.

Organic Ginger-Lee Asparagus Seeds - Yields of Thick, Bright Green Spears with a Mellow, Almost Nutty Flavor.

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Organic Ginger-Lee Asparagus Seeds - 20 Count
Asparagus officinalis
Selection Description: An older asparagus variety from Southern New Jersey, giving good yields of thick, bright green spears with a mellow, almost nutty flavor.
Description: Asparagus is a hardy perennial. It is the only common vegetable that grows wild along roadsides and railroad tracks over a large part of the country. Although establishing a good asparagus bed requires considerable work, your efforts will be rewarded. A well-planned bed can last from 20 to 30 years. For this reason, asparagus should be planted at the side or end of the garden, where it will not be disturbed by normal garden cultivation. Asparagus is one of the first vegetables ready to harvest in the spring. Asparagus is native to the Mediterranean and was eaten by the ancient Greeks.
Sunlight: Full sun to slightly dappled/partial shade
Soil conditions: Tolerates acid soil, droughty soil, requires well-drained soil. Prefers loose, deep soils high in organic matter. The better the soil preparation the better the plant and yields.
pH: Near 7.0, but some varieties tolerate a wide range of soil conditions. Add well balanced compost or amend with lime and fertilizer before establishment.
Hardiness zones: 2a to 8b
Lifecycle: Perennial
Ease-of-care: Easy to Moderate (Site and grower dependent)
Height: For harvest: 6 to 18 inches, unharvested 5 to 9 feet
Spread: 2 to 2.5 feet
Flower color: Green. Small, yellowish green.

Materials: Organic GingerLee Asparagus Seeds