Organic Jersey Knight Asparagus Seeds  - Another of the Great Asparagus From New Jersey

Organic Jersey Knight Asparagus Seeds - Another of the Great Asparagus From New Jersey

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Organic Jersey Knight Asparagus Seeds - 20 Count
Asparagus officinalis
Selection Description: Another of the great asparaguses from New Jersey. Does very well in heavy, alkaline, and clayey soils and other hard to grow areas. Favorite of low-land and coastal growers, tolerates salt exposure well. Hardy to Zone 3b.
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

Materials: Organic Jersey Knight Asparagus Seeds