Mary Washington Asparagus has a fantastic flavor and has been a trusted cultivar in American gardens. It is well adapted to the West Coast and very hardy.
Latin Name: Asparagus officinalis
Site and Soil: full sun and nutrient rich well-drained soils
Hardiness: Mary Washington Asparagus is hardy down to -40° F.
Bearing Age: Requires 2-3 years for beds to be established after transplant
Size at Maturity: Recommended harvest at 6-8”
Harvest time: April- mid June
Yield: Maximum yields will begin during the third and fourth season.
Pests & Diseases: This cultivar is resistant to some rust and blight.
USDA Zone: 3-10