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Asparagus Mary Washington (Sow Easy)

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Asparagus Mary Washington is a delicate and fresh flavored gourmet treat. The large and tender spears are high-yielding and disease resistant. They are perennial and can be harvested year after year. They are excellent for canning and freezing.

Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.

Characteristics: A delicate and fresh flavored gourmet treat. The large and tender spears are high-yielding and disease resistant. Perennials - can be harvested year after year. Good for canning and freezing.

Flavor: Fresh and mild

Preparation Ideas: Can be used as an appetizer, side dish, or in stir fry

Plant Type: Vegetable

Pelleted Seed Count: 70 Pelleted Seeds

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 14-21 Days

Days to Maturity: 725-730 Days

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 2'/18"

Disease Resistance: Asparagus rust

Instructions: Start seeds indoors 12-14 weeks before planting outdoors. Keep seeds moist in full sunlight. Transplant when 3-5 inches apart. After one year, transplant to a permanent location where the plants can grow undisturbed. Harvest the first crop after three years, then every spring.

Suggestions: For the best flavor, harvest when the spears are pencil-thin and the buds on the tops form sharp points.

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