These are 2 year old plants you will have asparagus next year!
These are very large plants the package will weigh over 8 lbs.
Grow your own asparagus!!!!
These are Male Hybrids: Fresh, Live, Large Roots
HEIRLOOM. Light cuttings in 1 years; regular cuttings thereafter. Asparaguses are perennial vegetables, so you just plant them once and enjoy season after season of succulent spears. Start seeds indoors in early spring; transplant seedlings to garden in May. In 1 years, you'll have a light crop and a regular crop thereafter. Long after harvest, the graceful, feathery green foliage is still attractive.
Planting Information for Asparagus Spacing
12" – 14" between plants unless otherwise specified 6" – 8" between plants is recommended for Purple Passion 3’ between rows Furrows should be 8" – 10" deep for most soils Furrows of 8" is recommended for heavier clay–like soils Irrigation
Plants need a well–drained site Lighter soils may require more frequent watering Important to maintain moisture during establishment year Fertilization
Before planting add 5lbs of 10–10–10 per 100 sq ft In establishment year dress in August with 1 lb 10–10–10 per 100 sq ft and work into top 2" of soil In following years use 2lbs 10–10–10 per 100 sq ft in early spring and again following harvest Lime, bone meal, and super phosphate help maintain proper soil levels pH: 7.0–7.2 This is very important Weed Control
Ferns will die back naturally in the fall Mulching dried ferns with mower in fall will reduce weed pressure Contact a local extension for chemical recommendations