Popular Name: Botanical Name: Pack quantity: 10 crowns Item code: 44956 Despatch: From 23rd October 2018.
Asparagus Mondeo is a very impressive, very early, all male hybrid asparagus which we have found produces impressive yields of juicy spears. The spear tips remain tight throughout the season and asparagus plants have proved to have an excellent disease resistance. Suitable for harvesting as white or green asparagus.
Supplied as 1 year old crowns.
Even a small asparagus bed is a worthwhile, long-term investment, which will reward you with succulent spears early every summer for 10 years or more. It is also much easier to plant and to grow than many people think!
Years ago it used to be grown in specially prepared raised beds, but today’s modern hybrid varieties perform really well ‘on the level’ and on most well drained soils. Try to pick a sunny position, removing all perennial weeds and as many stones as possible prior to planting. Full planting and care instructions are included with every order.
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