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Asparagus Plants - F1 Ariane

A first-class variety producing tall, slender, high quality spears with tight green buds. And the flavour is superb! Delicious steamed, stir-fried or sauted and topped with butter! Harvest May-June. (Note that in their first year the harvest will be smaller, as 50% of the crop must stay in the ground for to build up the strength of the plants.)

(Please order by early April for delivery May.)

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Fresh, tasty home-grown spears

A first-class variety producing tall, slender, high quality spears with tight green buds. And the flavour is superb! Delicious steamed, stir-fried or sauted and topped with butter! Harvest May-June. (Note that in their first year the harvest will be smaller, as 50% of the crop must stay in the ground for to build up the strength of the plants.)

(Please order by early April for delivery May.)

  • Spears ready to harvest in the first year
  • High quality spears with excellent flavour
  • Tall slender spears with tight green buds
  • First F1 asparagus that can be raised from seed

Colour:Green

Hardiness:-10 degrees

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:True

Plug or Potted Plant:Plug

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:True

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:101-150cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spread:31-40cm

Spacing:31-40cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Soil Type:ALL

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:True

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:True

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:True

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Do not replant an old asparagus bed with new asparagus plants. Instead, choose fresh ground to avoid build-up of diseases. Prior to planting in early October, remove any perennial weeds and incorporate at least one bucketful of organic matter, such as garden compost or well-rotted farmyard manure, along the base of the trench.To plant, dig a trench 30cm (12") wide and 20cm (8") deep. Work in well-rotted manure to the bottom of the trench and cover the base with a 5cm (2") layer of the excavated soil. Make a 10cm high (4") ridge of soil down the centre of the trench. Place the plants on top of this ridge, spacing them 30-45cm (12-18") apart within the row. Replace the rest of the soil, leaving the bud tips just visible. Leave 45cm (18") between rows and stagger the plants between adjacent rows. Water in and mulch with 5cm (2") of well-rotted manure or other weed-free organic matter.

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