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Asparagus - Connovers Colossal

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Approximately 40 Seeds

A very tasty and much sought after vegetable. This variety produces a good crop of thick stems after a 3 years in the open ground. Steamed or grilled and then drizzled with butter and pepper these are one of lifes luxuries. An easy plant to grow and recommended to anyone. 

  • Sow as early as possible in the spring after soaking seeds overnight,
  • 2-3 seeds per pot.
  • You can sown thinly in standard trays.
  • Optimum soil temperature for germination is 60-86 degrees.
  • When large enough to handle thin to the strongest plant, or transplant seedlings.
  • Select a well drained site with a sunny or partially shaded location.
  • When 3-4 inches plant out in raised rows 3ft apart,
  • 12-18 inches between plants.
  • Plants should not be harvest until the second year and only lightly.
  • Heavy cuttings are possible the third year.
  • Mulch the rows in autumn to protect the plants
  • and provide nutrients as these are heavy feeders