Bring on the Purple Veg!

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A single spear of the purple asparagus vegetable plants

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A formidable vegetable indeed! A huge spear on the purple asparagus.

(3/7) A formidable vegetable indeed! A huge spear on the purple asparagus.

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Asparagus - Purple

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Fruit Trees > Perennial vegetables > Asparagus - Purple
Purple Spears.An attractive fern-like perennial that can produce fresh tasty spears for over 20 years if the beds are well-maintained. Valuable investment in the long term vegetable garden. Plant these established crowns into rich well drained soil in you... Read More

$14.90 ($14.90-$17.90 choose a size)

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We previously had the most to buy in Jul and Aug. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Feb and Dec. Remember to click above to get notified when it is available once more.

Specifications of Asparagus - Purple

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months October, November, December

Fertiliser All Purpose, Dolomite/Lime

Growth Rate Fast

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Asparagus - Purple Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

★★★★★ 5months ago


Asparagus - Purple

I have ordinary green asparagus growing well, so wanted a more colourful variety. Good value, healthy plants and delivered quickly. Thanks again!

★★★★★ 6months ago


Asparagus - Purple

Growing strongly and looking forward to a future date to harvest

★★★★★ 1y ago


Asparagus Purple

★★★★★ 10y ago

Tuckombil, NSW, Australia

I have a mixture of Mary Washington, purple and fat bastards. All are thriving. 

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