Purple passion asparagus has 20% more natural sugar than green varieties. Purple passion asparagus is the creme de la creme of the gourmet asparagus world.
Chefs say Purple passion asparagus is the best tasting asparagus to be found on any continent. These vitamin-rich spears are so tender, you can eat them right out of your garden. You’ll love the unique, nutty flavor. Stalks turn green when cooked.
The purple spears should be picked when young, 6-8 inches tall while buds are still tight. Female spears tend to be thinner (pencil thickness) and not quite as tender as the slightly more robust males which are best when 1/2 inch thick.. The foliage of this perennial vegetable will grow 4-6 feet.
Cold hardy and heat-tolerant.
When planting, space the roots 18 inches apart in the garden after chance of heavy frost.
Harvest from early April through mid May.
Sold in packets of 10