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Asparagus Sweet Purple

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Sweet Purple Asparagus boasts deep burgundy spears. These pleasant purple spears have a nutty flavor with higher sugar content than green varieties.

Characteristics: Boasts deep burgundy spears. Pleasant purple spears with nutty flavor and higher sugar content than green varieties.

Flavor: Sweeter than regular asparagus with a mild nutty flavor

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

Plant Type: Vegetable

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 14-21 Days

Days to Maturity: 600-730 Days

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 24"/18"

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 permanent location where plants can grow undisturbed. Harvest the first crop after 3 years, then every spring.

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

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