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SAR8

Asparargus 'Purple Passion'

 LIVE ROOT
SHIPS MID MARCH THROUGH END OF APRIL.

 SORRY, WE CANNOT SHIP TUBERS AND PLANTS TO: AK, HI, APO, PR and FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

1 order = (10 roots) $18.50

2 or more orders- $16.95 each


Sweet and tender spears have a higher sugar content than green asparagus making this a favorite of the home gardener. The deep burgundy color and tender texture is almost completely stringless (young spears are often eaten raw). Zones 4-9. 

PLANTING

The best time to set roots is from April 10 to May 20. Roots are set 12-14" apart in a trench 6-8" below ground level in rows 4-5' apart. Initially covered with 2" of soil with the remainder of the trench being gradually filled throughout the rest of the year. Light cutting is possible the year after the bed is established. Take care in locating this planting as it could last a lifetime. Large one-year-old roots.

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