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Asparagus Seeds - Jersey Giant Hybrid

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Up to 140 days. Perennial. The Jersey Giant Hybrid is an all-male stalk variety, which produces more spears than varieties consisting of both male and female. This is because there is less energy being spent on producing seed, which is done by female stalks. Jersey Giant Garden Asparagus is also resistant to rust fungi, which can harm other varieties of asparagus. Patience is required when growing asparagus, as they need two to three years before producing quality spears. However, good things come to those who wait, and you’ll be able to cultivate spears for approximately ten to twenty years.

Growing Jersey Giant Hybrid Asparagus

  • Latin Name: Asparagus officinalis
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 140 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Planting Depth: 6-12"
  • Plant Spacing:
  • Row Spacing: 18"
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Dry, sandy, PH 6.5 and above, good to have one inch layer of compost at bottom of trench
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun is optimum, but it can grow with partial shade
  • Resistances: Drought
  • Color: Green with purple tips
  • Flavor: Has been described as a bright flavor with an earthy undertone

Jersey Giant Asparagus is a hardy vegetable which can be initially sown indoors, between mid-February and May. Using a one and a half inch deep pot, sow the seeds half an inch deep and two inches apart. After ten to twelve weeks, you can transplant the asparagus seedlings outdoors, so long as there is no frost. In your garden, dig a six to twelve inch deep, eighteen inch wide trench. Spreading a one inch layer of compost at the bottom of the trench is recommended. Cover the crowns with soil.

As the crowns grow, keep them covered with soil and give one inch of water a week. Take care not to give too much water, as soil that stays wet can cause the roots to rot and will produce brown, soft spears. During the first year, you must exercise patience and resist the temptation to harvest. In the second year, you may harvest spears for two weeks when they are the thickness of a pencil. The following year, increase harvesting to four weeks. After that, you may harvest the unique vegetables for eight weeks.