04506 - Mary Washington Asparagus Roots asparagus officianalis Mary Washington
One-year old, extra-heavy roots. Rust resistant. Most tender of all asparagus varieties. Used by most commercial growers and extensively used by backyard gardeners. Plants form large, clean shoots, which are thick and heavy. Long and straight. Color is a rich dark green, slightly tinged purple at the tightly folded tips. Uniform heavy yields. Plant 15 roots for each family member. Roots are available March 15 through May 15. Asparagus roots will be shipped separately from the balance of your order at the proper planting time.
Zone: 4-9 Light: Height: 0" Width: 12" to 14" Spacing: 12" to 18" State Restrictions: AK;AZ;CA;HI
Planting Season: Spring Foliage Color: green Edible Parts: Stalks, in spring only Size Shipped: Heavy one year roots Needs Pollinator: No