ASPARAGUS - CONNOVERS COLOSSAL - organic seeds
Asparagus officinalisAn excellent variety with bright green spears and deep purple tips that produces an exceptionally high yield. The crowns are best planted between March and May, and though a few spears can be cut the following year, it is best left for two years so that it can grow into a strong plant.
Popular standard variety. Open pollinated, and a reliable cropper, with medium thick spears. Widely grown for retail plant sales. Also used for foliage production in floristry.
Position: full sun
Soil: any moderately, fertile soil
Rate of growth: average
Hardiness: fully hardy
Packet 40 seeds