Jersey Knight Bare root
Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'
Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'
Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'
Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'
Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'
Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'

Asparagus 'Jersey Knight'

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The Asparagus officinalis "Jersey Knight" - Jersey Knight Asparagus is a long-lived perennial vegetable crop that is enjoyed by many gardeners. It can be productive for 20 or more years if given proper care. Another of the New Jersey asparagus hybrid, the Jersey Knight is an extremely vigorous growing variety, with large, succulent spears and an excellent flavor. Known to perform well in heavy, clay-like soils and is a hardy, crop resistant to rust, crown rot and fusarium.

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Full sun 

Pet safe, non-toxic

Flavor Profile: Nutty, earthy, tender, sweet.

Culinary Use: Grilling, roasting, steaming, salads.

Additional features: Disease Resistant, Pet Safe, and Self-pollinating

These Jersey Knight Asparagus ship Bare Root and is a 2 Yr Old.

Light: Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)

Hardiness zone: 3 - 9

Characteristics: Very vigorous, taller, thinner variety, that produces high yields, produces well in warmer climates. Will keep for 1 to 2 weeks with little loss of quality. Once harvested store in the refrigerator at 38° - 40° F.

Growth Rate: Fast to Moderate

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Deeply worked, well-draining, fertile humus enriched soil. Set crowns 12"-18” apart. Tolerant to some diseases.

*Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants.

Harvest asparagus by snapping 7 to 9 inch spears with tight tips. There is no need to cut asparagus below the soil with a knife. This may injure other buds on the crown that will send up new spears. The small stub that is left in the soil after snapping, dries up and disintegrates. A new spear does not come up at the same spot but comes up from another bud that enlarges on another part of the crown.

Asparagus is very perishable and should be harvested in the morning when air temperatures are cool. After picking, immerse the spears in ice-cold water to remove the heat; then drain the water and place the spears in plastic bags.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 3 - 9

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