Asparagus - Mary WashingtonAsparagus officinalis
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Specifications of Asparagus - Mary Washington
Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
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
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Customer Tips & Reviews Asparagus - Mary Washington
Very healthy crowns arrived last month (July 2012), dug an enormous trench in my clay soil and dug in a barrow of compost, gypsum and some lime. Sprouting and the brittle shoots need to be protected from my crazy kittens...
CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia
It didn't exactly die... It was one of the first things I bought, as crowns, and I planted them out years ago when we first got here. The best, deepest, most permanent soil and position for asparagus was in the gully down in the bottom paddock, fenced ...
WALLARAH, NSW, Australia
I bought these as two year old plants. I resisted the tempation to harvest them this year, so next year they will be in full form. 25 plants in total. I'll be picking them at four years of age.
Crows Nest, QLD, Australia
Planted and left unharvested first season. Cut down and mulched after tops died off, cow manure added over winter. Second season fantastic! Coming into our third and we are thrilled with them. 9 of 10 thrived, replaced 1 crown.