- [\"This 2nd generation hybrid is one of the most planted of any variety of fresh market Asparagus with heavy yields of uniform dark green spears that grow 36-48\".\"]
3 years to first harvest, annual harvest. Non-GMO, Hybrid. Perennial. This variety was developed at the University of California, Riverside in 1978 by Frank Southers and Frank Takatori. This hybrid is still planted the most widespread out of any variety of fresh market Asparagus. Plants produce heavy yields of uniform dark green Asparagus spears that grow 36-48". It is an excellent choice for home gardens, market growers, and open field production.