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Mary Washington Improved Asparagus

Improved Yields from an Old Fashioned Favorite
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Mary Washington Improved Asparagus

Description
The best of the open-pollinated varieties. Produces higher yields with tighter tips than the original Mary Washington; same outstanding flavor. Not high-heat tolerant, so be sure to cut spears on the short side. At temperatures over 70°F, taller spears may become tough and woody. For each offer, get 10 plants.
Product Details
  • SeasonSpring
  • Unit of Measure10 plants
  • FormPerennial.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4 - 5 feet.
  • Spread18 inches.
  • Spacing18 inches apart.
  • Zones3 - 8 (2 with protection).
  • FoliageFeathery fern-like green foliage.
  • Soil RequirementsSandy, well-drained, humus enriched soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • PruningMow plants down after the foliage has turned brown.
  • CommentsResistant to some rusts and blights. Produces heavily for many years. 60 day cutting season. Noted for uniform size and gourmet flavor. Tighter tips and larger spurs. RESTRICTED STATES: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
  • Botanical NameAsparagus officinalis 'Mary Washington Improved'
  • Depth6 - 10 inches.
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