Asparagus ‘Jersey Giant’

Asparagus ‘Jersey Giant’

Delectable flavor, extra-large spears, and high yields—up to twice the yield of standard varieties. ‘Jersey Giant’ adapts widely and resists fusarium wilt, crown rot, and rust. As asparagus is a perennial, you plant it just once, and you will enjoy tasty spears for years. They are often used for processing and fresh market. Please call the store (740) 763-2873 for availability, prices, and sizes.

Product Description

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun/ Pt Sun

Flower Color:

Spacing:
Set crowns 12 – 18 inches apart.

Depth:
6-10 Inches

Height:
4-5 Feet

Width:
2 Feet

Harvest:
Cut before the spears exceed 5 inches. Mow the plant stalks down after the foliage has died. Do not harvest the first year after planting. Second year harvest only half. Third year full harvest.

Soil:
Moist, Well Drained

Zone:
3-9