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ASPARAGUS - Mary Washington

ASPARAGUS - Mary Washington

OP Open Pollinated
HL Heirloom

(40 seeds)

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Uniform spears with a high yield.

Mary Washington is one of the most popular of all heirloom asparagus varieties. The delicious spears are tender, thick, heavy and straight and are of Read More

Mary Washington is one of the most popular of all heirloom asparagus varieties. The delicious spears are tender, thick, heavy and straight and are of a rich dark green colour with a purple tinge. Produces uniform spears and a heavy yield.

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Days to Harvest

2 years

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Medium

Plant Spacing

30cm

Plant Height

1.2-1.5m

Additional Features

Cuisine, Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible

  • Product Details

    Common Name: ASPARAGUS - Mary Washington

    Seeds Per Packet: Approx 40

    Days to Harvest: 2 years

    Watering: Medium

    Plant Spacing: 30cm

    Row Spacing: 90cm

    Companion Plants: Basil, Marigolds, Parsley, Tomato

    Additional Features: Cuisine, Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible

    Scientific Name: Asparagus officinalis

    Germination Time: 10-14 days

    Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

    Plant Height: 1.2-1.5m

    Sow Depth: 15mm

    Cool/Mountain Sow: Sep-Nov

    Arid Sow: Aug-Nov

    Temperate Sow: Feb-Nov

    Sub-Tropical Sow: Aug-Nov

    Tropical Sow: Feb-Nov

  • Growing Information

    How to Sow

    Soak seeds overnight to weaken the hard outer layer. Sow seeds when soil temperatures are around 20 - 25C. Seeds can be sown in trays but it is preferrable to sow directly once the risk of frost has gone. Seeds will generally germinate in 2 weeks. Plants will perform best in a rich soil in full sun.

    How to Harvest

    Whilst plants can be harvested in the second year it is best to wait until the third year to begin harvesting. Spears can be harvested once they appear and rather than cutting it is best to bend the spear until in breaks. That way only the tender parts are harvested.

  • Reviews

    2 reviews For ASPARAGUS - Mary Washington

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    greg de saxe

    The first delivery is growing well (the UC157) which was a dept of Ag WA recommendation from the 1960s. Second delivery as above not been planted due to a very hot summer.

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    Anonymous

    These have grown amazingly! Thank you

How to Sow

Soak seeds overnight to weaken the hard outer layer. Sow seeds when soil temperatures are around 20 - 25C. Seeds can be sown in trays but it is preferrable to sow directly once the risk of frost has gone. Seeds will generally germinate in 2 weeks. Plants will perform best in a rich soil in full sun.

How to Harvest

Whilst plants can be harvested in the second year it is best to wait until the third year to begin harvesting. Spears can be harvested once they appear and rather than cutting it is best to bend the spear until in breaks. That way only the tender parts are harvested.

Common Name: ASPARAGUS - Mary Washington

Seeds Per Packet: Approx 40

Days to Harvest: 2 years

Watering: Medium

Plant Spacing: 30cm

Row Spacing: 90cm

Companion Plants: Basil, Marigolds, Parsley, Tomato

Additional Features: Cuisine, Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible

Scientific Name: Asparagus officinalis

Germination Time: 10-14 days

Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

Plant Height: 1.2-1.5m

Sow Depth: 15mm

Cool/Mountain Sow: Sep-Nov

Arid Sow: Aug-Nov

Temperate Sow: Feb-Nov

Sub-Tropical Sow: Aug-Nov

Tropical Sow: Feb-Nov

2 reviews For ASPARAGUS - Mary Washington

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
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(1)
50%
(1)
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0%
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g
greg de saxe

The first delivery is growing well (the UC157) which was a dept of Ag WA recommendation from the 1960s. Second delivery as above not been planted due to a very hot summer.

A
Anonymous

These have grown amazingly! Thank you

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