Asparagus - 7 p-pack
May to July
What is a pre-order?
Pre-orders allow you to purchase your bulbs before they are available for delivery. We send out all our bulbs at their correct planting time.
Asparagus is perfect for your vegetable garden. It's delicious spears make a super ingredient in the finest of home cooked meals. Although it may take up to three years before your first harvest, once they’re properly established, each crown (an underground rhizome) will yield up to 25 spears per season – and will keep going for up to 25 years!
Family name: Asparagaceae
Common name: asparagus
Sun Exposure: Full sun and semi-shade
Planting time: September
Active growth time: October to May
Dormancy time: June to August
Lifting time: September
Type (true bulb, rhizome, corm, etc): Rhizome
Mature height: 1.5m
Planting depth: 10cm
Planting spacing: 60cm
Lowest temperature: 0°C
Watering frequency: Water every three to four days for 10 minutes, provided it hasn't rained.
Position and soil: Plant in rich, well-composted soil. They prefer slightly acidic or neutral soil.