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Jersey Knight Hybrid Asparagus

Huge Yields of Big, Bright Green Spears
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  • 09249
  • Medium Grade - 10 starts
  • $14.99
  • 09248
  • Heavy Grade - 10 starts
  • $24.99

Jersey Knight Hybrid Asparagus

Prolific all-male strain. Spear tips stay tight past the harvest, for weeks of delectable eating. Super tender. Rust resistant. Performs even in heavy clay soil. U.S. Patent No. 6624.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4 - 5 feet.
  • Spread18 inches.
  • SpacingSet crowns 12 - 18 inches apart.
  • Zones3 - 8 (2 with protection).
  • FoliageGraceful, feathery green foliage.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile soil. Tolerates most soils; prefers a soil pH of 6.0 - 8.0.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • PruningAfter harvest, asparagus must be completely dormant before mowing. Mow late Winter or early Spring.
  • CommentsFor a fresh alternative to limp supermarket varieties, try growing Jersey Knight Asparagus in your own garden and experience a superior flavor and more tender texture. This prolific, patented all-male strain out-produces almost every other variety on the market today. Performs in even heavy clay soil; spear tips stay tight past the harvest. Best for high yield, fine flavor and the largest succulent spears. Proven tops for productivity, flavor and wide adaptability.
  • YieldHeavy yields.
  • Botanical NameAsparagus officinalis "Jersey Knight" Plant patent 6624.
  • DepthPrepare a trench 8 inches deep. Spread crowns over the soil and cover them with 2 inches of soil. Gradually fill the trench with soil as the plants grow. (if your soil is clay or heavy, you may want to add compost). Plant plugs are planted like a potted plant. These can easily be planted with a tro

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