Asparagus Seeds - UC 72

Asparagus Seeds - UC 72

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $18.89
1/4 Pound $44.09 ($11.02/ounce) 42% Savings
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  • Known for its heat and drought tolerance
  • Known to be more heat and drought tolerant than other asparagus varieties
  • High yielder of dark green spears
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 8 to 10 inch shoots
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Nutty
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Pickling
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Asparagus Seeds - UC 72

Asparagus officinalis

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Sparrow Grass

Grow Open-Pollinated Asparagus - Grow UC 72 Asparagus Seeds

A Mary Washington variety, UC72 Asparagus produces heavy yields of dark green spears that are usually larger than Mary Washington. Tolerant to Fusarium Wilt and Rust and more heat and drought tolerant than other asparagus varieties.

Planting Information

Planting Asparagus Seeds - UC 72

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 20 inches
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 120 to 365 days
View our Asparagus Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 99
1 Ounce 1,400
1/4 Pound 5,600

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Companion Plants for Asparagus Seeds - UC 72