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Asparagus Mary Washington

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Asparagus – Mary Washington     

Approximate Seed Quantity: 20

One of the most popular asparagus choices. Easy to grow from seed and excellent for domestic gardens. The feathery green foliage remains attractive long after harvest. Only harvest lightly in the second year. From year three on heavy cuttings will be possible. Perennial. Download sowing guide

 Days to germination: 14-15 at an optimum soil temp of 15-30°C.

  • Planting depth: 3-4cm
  • Spacing between rows: 90cm
  • Spacing between plants: 30-45cm
  • Plant Height: 75cm
  • Position sunny or partially shaded
  • Sow as early as possible in spring after soaking the seeds overnight. 2-3 seeds per pot. Thin to the strongest plant when large enough to handle or transplant the additional seedlings
  • Plant out when 8-10cm
  • Mulch rows in autumn to protect the plants and to provide nutrients. These plants are greedy feeders