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Asparagus Plant Collection

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Item #133280. Ships bare-root.

Description

Gorgeous in the garden! Large tender-sweet stalks give way to tall, leafy ferns — definitely the queen of spring vegetables. This Collection includes plenty of crowns for a nice-sized patch or linear row. Absolutely delicious steamed, roasted, grilled and chilled. While asparagus plants are self-pollinating, the other variety in this collection will serve to give you an abundance of stalks.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 10
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow asparagus plants in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Love asparagus from the garden.
JOHN S on May 17, 2019
want to have a variety of plants in the garden
angela h on Mar 18, 2019
Love asparagus from the garden.
JOHN S on May 17, 2019
If you have ever had asparagus fresh from the garden, you would not have to ask
KEVIN N on Apr 3, 2019
want to have a variety of plants in the garden
angela h on Mar 18, 2019
I wanted to try both varieties so I chose this plant collection.
Melissa J on Feb 24, 2017
We enjoy nutritious foods and especially love asparagus season. Teaching my children the joy and pride in growing and harvesting your efforts.
Scott S on Feb 20, 2017
We love this veggie and wanted both
Vilay N on Apr 10, 2016
I had these plants before and they produced very well.
Sandy B on Mar 9, 2016
If you have ever had asparagus fresh from the garden, you would not have to ask
KEVIN N on Apr 3, 2019
I wanted to try both varieties so I chose this plant collection.
Melissa J on Feb 24, 2017
CAN U PLANT ASPARAGUS IN LATE NOVEMBER ?
JASPER M on Nov 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Because weather and soil conditions vary so much from year to year and even within your zone, it's best to think of your planting time as a range of favorable conditions instead of an exact time.

You can plant new plants and trees: 1) when the ground is not frozen, 2) when daytime temperatures are above freezing (32??F) and below 90??F, and 3) when extreme weather (blizzard, hail, torrential rain, etc.) is not in the forecast. Be sure to keep plants watered if you're transplanting in warm and/or dry weather.
how old are the roots?
Joe P on Mar 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Our asparagus crowns are one year old when we ship them out.
Will i have asparagus this year if i buu this?
Chad L on May 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I planted my asparagus in the fall of 2016 and I was able to harvest from some crowns in the spring of 2018, although not all crowns are producing spears that are thick enough to harvest at this point. The first year growth is generally very thin, so be sure not mistake it for a weed and then pull it out!
Starting with 10 crowns, will they multiply next year and have more crowns?
Donna B on Jan 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Donna, unfortunately the crowns do not multiply. One crown equals one plant. The crowns are planted about 16 inches deep into the soil and that???s how the next years stalks are produced. The crowns will send out roots approximately 3 foot deep and 3 feet in each direction. It will take approximately three years before you can start taking a hard picking of each asparagus plant. Once the plants are established in the ground, the plants/bed will produce for years.
I hope this information is helpful. Mark
The description says 50 plants total in the variety collection, will it be 25 of each type or could it be more of one type and less of another?
Lorrie on May 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: There are 30 Purple Passion and 20 Jersey Knight in this Collection.

Customer Reviews

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sturdy crowns
This is the second year for my crowns, and the stalks coming up are nice and fat this year - looks like the real harvesting will begin! I also think I didn't plant them in a place with quite enough sun. However, it's worth the wait for the fresh asparagus. I would purchase again.
May 4, 2016
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Asparagus variety
small stalks emerging that are tender standing over 12 inches tall in a couple of days, cut up and microwaved in butter with light seasoning
May 5, 2016
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Great plants
I planted the Stark Asparagus next to asparagus from a different supplier and the ones from here have grown much better.
May 9, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
All 100 lived!
We ordered 100 crowns last year, and they all came up (even during an abnormally hot, dry summer) the first year. This spring they've spread, and they're looking great!
May 8, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Healthy plants in the second year
We planted these in the spring of 2018 by the spring of 2019 they are sending up big fat asparagus shoots. The purple ones are gorgeous. I feel like we could have already harvested lightly this year, but we are holding off until next. So far, the plants seem very robust.
May 3, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Asparagus
I have never received such healthy, large asparagus through the mail!! Thanks!! I might be increasing my bed soon!!
May 16, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Asparagus everywhere!
The asparagus arrived with the other items in the order and my husband set about planting them. They were kind of concerned because they kept finding more and more crowns! When I went to review my order I discovered that I had made a mistake in reading the description! But its okay! We have found that there is always a reason for things that happen in our lives. This one is apparently going to involve lots of asparagus!! Haha! The plants themselves are lovely and will be nice when mature enough to harvest. Looking forward to it.
June 22, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Asparagus coming along well
Received and planted 60 roots in spring of 2017. 58 came up in 2018, looking forward to 2019.
September 16, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Just a few of them survived. But the ones that did, are sweet and good.
May 8, 2017
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Grows like weeds
This is a great products. Planted less than 4 months and already some have grown to almost 3 feet. I can't wait for the next year when I can start a small harvest.
May 6, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago