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Non-Domestic ProductNo
Modified ItemNo
Country/Region of ManufactureUnited States
Custom BundleNo
TypeMary Washington Asparagus
Item TypeSeeds
Plant CategoryVegetable
Soil pH6.5
SunlightFull Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone (°F)3 (-40 to -30 °F)
BrandNon GMO
WateringOpen Pollinated
Chemical composition in Asparagus: The known components are water 90-95% glucid 1.70-2.50% lipid 0.10-0.15%, protid 1.60-1.90%, cellulose 0.55- 0.70%, vitamins A, B1, B2, C, about 10% minerals with manganese, iron, phosphorus, potassium, calcium four, brome, iodine, some tannin, a saponosid whose genin is sarsasapogenin; young shoots contain asparagine, coniferin, some rutosid (more abundant in green parts) and anthocyamosid stains and a sulfur-containing substance that may be a methylsulfonium derivative of methylmercapten (methanethiol) with an unpleasant odor. There are sarsasapogenin coniferin, chelidonic acid, mannit, asparagin, and potassium salts in the roots. Latin Name: Asparagus officinalisHardiness Zone: 3-9Days to Plant Maturity: 140 daysGrowth Habit: UprightSeed Planting Depth: 6-12" Plant Spacing: 2"Row Spacing: 18"Soil Preference: Dry, sandy, PH 6.5 and above, it's good to have one inch layer of compost at bottom of trenchTemp Preference: WarmerLight Preference: Full sun is optimum, but it can grow with partial shadeResistances: DroughtVegetable Color: Green with purple tipsFlavor: Has been described as a bright flavor with an earthy undertone

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