Millennium Asparagus Plant

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Millennium Asparagus is a productive perennial garden plant that produces high-quality spears that are tender and delicious – your kids will be asking for more!

With excellent freezing quality, this versatile veggie can be used in salads, cooked, frozen, pickled, grilled, steamed, and added to stir fry. Asparagus is rich in vitamin B and C, calcium and iron.

Developed at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, this variety is cold-hardy and tolerant to harsh winters – but is also a top performer in hot harvesting seasons. You can be successful growing this vegetable in a wide range of soil types – even heavy clay. Millennium Asparagus is also rust-resistant, making it a low-maintenance plant to grow in the garden. This perennial can be enjoyed for 15-25 years with proper maintenance.

Each order comes with a pack of 10 bare-root asparagus starts.

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Bloom Color Yellow
Fruit Color Green
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest April Thru May
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.5 - 7.0
Texture Crisp, Crunchy
Years to Bear 3
Zone Range 3 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 4' tall x 12 - 24" wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 2 - 3' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
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 compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

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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