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Asparagus - Mary Washington (Seeds)
  • Asparagus - Mary Washington (Seeds)

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    Mary Washington Asparagus is a popular variety known for its long, round spears. Mary Washington asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) is a green, succulent vegetable with a unique flavor and aroma. Its origin dates back to the late 19th century when George Washington’s wife, Mary, planted some of the seeds in their Maryland home garden. This special variety of asparagus has been popular ever since.


    Growing Conditions

    Hardiness Zone: Mary Washington asparagus grows well in zones 4 to 9.

    Outdoor Growing Temperature: It thrives in outdoor temperatures ranging from 45°F to 85°F.

    Soil Temperature: The minimum outdoor soil temperature for planting is 45°F.

    Light Requirements: It needs at least 6 hours of sun daily.

    Watering: Moderate watering is recommended.

    Feeding: It requires moderate feeding.

    Space: Mary Washington asparagus needs plenty of space to grow.

    Disease Resistance: It has good disease resistance.

    Taste Profile: The spears have a sweet, mild, nutty, and delicate flavor.

    Height and Diameter: The plant can reach a height of 48 to 60 inches and a diameter of 18 to 24 inches.

    Fruit Size: The spears typically measure 6.0 to 9.0 inches.

    Growth Habit: Mary Washington is an herbaceous perennial with stout stems and clusters of feathery foliage.

    Propagation: Asparagus can be started from seed.


    Enjoy growing your Mary Washington asparagus and savor its delicious flavor!

    • Seeds Per Pack

      Single Pack: approx 20

      Large Pack: approx 220

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