Asparagus Jersey Giant Bare Root - 2 Yr Old

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Asparagus Jersey Giant Bare Root  - 2 Yr Old
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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. Select the new all-male hybrid asparagus varieties such as Jersey Giant, and Jersey Knight. These varieties produce spears only on male plants. Seeds produced on female plants fall to the ground and become a seedling weed problem in the garden. Female plants also have to expend more energy to produce the seeds that decreases the yields of asparagus spears on female plants. The all-male hybrids out-yield the old Mary Washington varieties by 3 to 1.

Harvest asparagus by snapping 7"-9" 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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  • You are purchasing a pack of Jersey Giant Asparagus – Bare Root – 2 Yr Old
  • Store in the refrigerator at 38 - 40 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Asparagus will keep for 1 to 2 weeks with little loss of quality.
  • Note: Images are of mature plants
  • Family: Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Giant' hybrid
  • Soil: Deeply worked, fertile humus enriched soil
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Sun Exposure: Sun to partial shade
  • Characteristics: Graceful, feathery green foliage
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Spacing: Set crowns 12"-18” apart
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So far so good
5 out of 5
Location:
Date: July 9, 2018
Every root is growing fast. No problems at all.
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great asparagus
5 out of 5
Location:
Date: June 10, 2018
I ordered 25 roots and received 3 extra. nice! everyone came up and are doing well. would order again.
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Generous and healthy asparagus!
5 out of 5
Chri
Location: West Virginia
Date: June 9, 2018
I ordered 2-year asparagus crowns. An order is supposed to have 25 crowns and I received at least 26. I have been wanting an asparagus bed for years, so the bed was ready when the crowns arrived. I planted them within hours of their arrival, having followed directions and soaked them first. Within a week, I had about 30 asparagus spears poking up in the bed. It's been about a month now, and the plants are going to seed, filling my bed with asparagus for years to come! I'm so thankful for Growers Solution for my lovely asparagus, and hope to order fruit trees and shrubs next year.
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Very pleased new customer
5 out of 5
Chip
Location: Cheshire Ma
Date: June 5, 2018
Quick shipping and a great product. Seeing stalks on all roots already. Would highly recommend to anyone.
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asparagus purchased.
5 out of 5
jkan
Location: boyertown pa.
Date: May 29, 2018
very good results with crowns i purchased. at least 1 shoot emerged from crowns , some have more than 1.
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asparagus purchased.
5 out of 5
Location:
Date: May 29, 2018
very good results with crowns i purchased. at least 1 shoot emerged from crowns , some have more than 1.
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Great asparagus
5 out of 5
Little Magnolia
Location: Maryland
Date: May 21, 2018
It is my first time growing asparagus. I was not sure what to expect but the package was delivered quickly and the roots looked really healthy. I prepared the bed and planted most of them a couple of days after receiving the package. I had 100 percent success because every root I planted came up. They look really great. I am looking forward to having fresh asparagus next spring.
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Asparagus
5 out of 5
Jim
Location: Toledo ohio
Date: May 14, 2018
Product seems to be coming up. Fast delivery and a+ service. Thanks can't wait to eat them next year!
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owner
5 out of 5
Location:
Date: May 10, 2018
Delivery,quality,directions as they should be
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Making My Bed and Living With It!
5 out of 5
wja2cc
Location: Central Florida
Date: May 4, 2018
I have no past experience with Asparagus and was not even sure if it would grow in Central Florida. I bought a 25 pack of 2 yr old bare roots and studied how to make the bed. I got them planted and within a week the first shoots began to appear. After one month 95% of the roots have taken hold and I have shoots over a foot tall already. Will let them strengthen this year and look for a feast next year. I am very pleased with the product and the service I received.
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Asparagus Jersey Giant Bare Root
5 out of 5
susan
Location: New Orleans
Date: Apr55l 9, 2018
25 root crowns
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Asparagus Jersey Giant Bare Root
5 out of 5
susan
Location: New Orleans
Date: Apr55l 9, 2018
25 root crowns
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Asparagus Jersey Giant Bare Root
5 out of 5
susan
Location: New Orleans
Date: Apr54l 9, 2018
25 root crowns
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Jersey Giant asparagus
5 out of 5
Jim
Location: Augusta GA
Date: February 26, 2018
Excellent robust fresh roots! The best I’ve ever seen and purchased! I’m buying more!!!
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Jersey Giant Asparagus
5 out of 5
Whit.
Location: SC
Date: February 21, 2018
Great product. All of the crowns sprouted and are very healthy
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Robust
5 out of 5
Jake
Location: UT
Date: June 12, 2017
These were great. Took me a few days to get them in the ground and they still popped up no problem.
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Great company!
5 out of 5
Location:
Date: May 24, 2017
Arrived quickly, all healthy and growing!
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Outstanding
5 out of 5
Dr. Wayne
Location: Gadsden Alabama
Date: May 23, 2017
I ordered 25 two year old Jersey Giants asparagus root crowns. Everyone one of the came up and is doing great. I planted them as soon as I received them and I believed that was key in the success. Thanks for a great product and swift service. Dr. Wayne
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Pleased as usual
5 out of 5
SPEAR PICKER
Location: BASEHOR, KS
Date: May 17, 2017
Second time ordering roots and very pleased with the delivered product. Our initial order is already growing and many of the roots have already put up multiple sprouts. Really looking forward to getting spears next year.
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Well Pleased!!!
5 out of 5
TCJ
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Date: Apr4l 18, 2017
Received plants promptly and in good condition. Kept in fridge for about a week until I got to the farm. All plants survived planting and seem to healthy.
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