Asparagus, Mary Washington Seeds

Asparagus officinalis

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Asparagus, Mary Washington Seeds

Asparagus officinalis

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Mary Washington Asparagus is a delicate and fresh-flavored gourmet vegetable.

Get high yields of large, tender, disease-resistant spears.

Unlike most vegetables, asparagus is a perennial!

Once the plant is established, the tender spears return year after year. Asparagus is excellent for canning and freezing. With its large, tender spears, Mary Washington Asparagus is a perfect choice for home gardeners looking for high yields and disease resistance. Its perennial nature means that once established, you can enjoy its delicate, fresh flavor for years to come. Mary Washington Asparagus is also an ideal vegetable for canning and freezing.

Sku: 7021

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Asparagus

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

14 - 21 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

725 - 730 Days

Height

Growing Height:

36 - 60"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Botanical Name: Asparagus officinalis

Fill Weight (grams): 1.2

Flavor: Fresh and mild.

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

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Perennial

Approximate Seed Count: 30 - 45

Landscape Use: Border / Edge Planting

Disease Resistance: Asparagus Rust|Deer Resistance

Tolerance: Salt Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Spring|Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Spring|Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Start Mary Washington Asparagus seeds indoors 12-14 weeks before planting outdoors. Keep seeds moist in full sunlight. Transplant when 3"-5" 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.

Planting Depth: 0.5"

Seed Spacing: Sow Mary Washington Asparagus seeds roughly 18" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 2' apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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