Asparagus – Guelph Millenium

$3.04

All-male asparagus variety developed at the University of Guelph. Tall spears in a nice green colour. Tolerates cooler temperatures and produces well. Asparagus plants are perennial and can continue to produce for up to 20 years! Asparagus crowns are a much quicker option than starting with seeds.  Each crown is composed of a central group of stems surrounded by dangling, finger-like roots.

Price is per crown. Available for pick up or delivery.

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500 in stock (can be backordered)

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Description

Botanical name
Asparagus officinalis ‘Guelph Millenium’

Family
Liliaceae

Spacing
Plant crowns 31-46 cm (12-18″) apart.

Depth
Plant in 15-cm (6″) deep furrows.

Requirements
Full sun, rich soil

Pests
Rust, fusarium wilt and fusarium stem and crown rot.

Timing
Plant 4 weeks before the last average frost date.

Growing
Keep soil moist, but not wet. In late fall, trim ferns down to 5 cm (2″).

Harvest
1 year

Season
Cool, perennial

Links
https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-plant-and-grow-asparagus-1402814