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SAR14-10

Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'

Size

LIVE ROOT

SHIPS MID MARCH THROUGH END OF APRIL.

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

One of the most productive on the market today with extra large 7-9 inch tender, uniform spears. Adaptable in heavier soils. Tolerates high humidity. Solid resistance to fusarium, crown rot and rust. Bright greens spears emerge in early spring with a noticeable purple tinge at the tip. Predominantly all male plants.  Zones 3-8

PLANTING 

The best time to set roots is 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 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.