Asparagus Seeds - Mary Washington

Asparagus Seeds - Mary Washington

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $14.69
1/4 Pound $34.69 41% Savings
1 Pound $83.99 ($5.24/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
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Nutty; Delicate
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 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
1 Pound 22,400

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