These Purple Asparagus Crowns are Asparagus Pacific Purple which is a trouble-free variety of Asparagus with an excellent flavour, and a good cropper producing attractive purple coloured Asparagus spears.
Purple Asparagus Crowns, Pacific Purple:
- Harvest in May/June
- Suitable for growing purple Asparagus
- A heavy cropper
Purple Asparagus Crowns, like all Asparagus likes to grow on a well drained and sandy soil.
Plant Asparagus crowns about 20cm deep and and about 25cm between plants
Asparagus crowns will take 3 years to establish before you should harvest them. Let them go to seed for the first 2 years and from year 3 onwards for the next 20 or more years you will be enjoying your own, fresh, home grown Asparagus and believe me, there are few things nicer in this world.
Grow in a sheltered and sunny position and mulch each year with some seaweed or well rotten farm yard manure.
Feed Asparagus Pacific Purple during the growing season with the organic and vegan Nature Safe Atlantic Seaweed Liquid Feed.