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Asparagus Seeds - Mary Washington

Asparagus Seeds - Mary Washington

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Packet $4.50
1 Ounce $13.99
1/4 Pound $32.99 41% Savings
1 Pound $79.99 ($4.99/ounce) 64% Savings
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  • America's most popular asparagus that can be enjoyed year after year
  • Classic high-yielding perennial vegetable
  • Light cuttings in 2 years; Regular cuttings thereafter
  • Adaptable to full sun or partial shade
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 8 inch shoots
Growth Habit Upright

Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Commercial, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding, Pickling
Plant Resistance Crown Rot, Deer, Fusarium Rot, Rabbit, Rust

About Asparagus Seeds - Mary Washington

Asparagus officinalis

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Sparrow Grass

The Mary Washington is the classic asparagus. This variety is a high-yield perennial vegetable, and should provide a bountiful harvest for several years to come. Plant Mary Washington Asparagus vegetable seeds in full to partial sun in well-drained soil.

Planting Information

Planting Asparagus Seeds - Mary Washington

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 18 to 20 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.

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