Delivery: Early March to Mid April

£23.90 each

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Asparagus Pacific Duo with Harvest Knife

  • Catalogue Code 1080-6085
  • Pack Contents: 20 crowns, 10 of each and a Harvest Knife
  • Years of quality asparagus spears
  • Green or purple to suit your taste
  • Super productive 

Get two home-grown asparagus favourites into your own vegetable plot for years of succulent spears, wonderful in taste plus no need to fork out on expensive asparagus from the supermarket. 

You get ten ready-to-plant crowns each of: 

Pacific 2000 

A variety bred for its natural sweetness which means you can enjoy it raw or cooked. Pacific 2000 is particularly tender, producing slim tight spears which we recommend you cut and add to salads to give them a satisfying and rare flavour.

 

Pacific Purple 

Thick purple spear, naturally sweet and full of anti-oxidants. Pacific Purple lends itself to blanching, where you mound soil around the spears as they grow turning them pale and white and extra tender when it comes to harvest time. 

We recommend you plant crowns in free draining soil with added farmyard manure like J Arthur Bowers Organic Farm Manure so you have the perfect soil texture and structure for your asparagus crowns to thrive- plant in full sun where possible. Cut spears for three to five weeks in the third year. In following years you can afford to cut spears for an eight week period. Enjoy Pacific Purple as whole spears and Pacific 2000 chopped and added to salads.

Features

  • Varieties suitables for cutting
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

Growing Calendar for Asparagus Pacific Duo with Harvest Knife

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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days