Purple Passion Asparagus is a very large and attractive variety with abundant, purplish-green, flavorful spears that are green inside.
Latin Name: Asparagus officinalis
Site and Soil: Asparagus likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Pollination is not required.
Hardiness: Asparagus can be grown where temperatures drop to minus 40 F.
Bearing Age: Harvesting can begin 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height
Ripening Time: Late May/June.
Pests & Diseases: Asparagus is not bothered by pests and diseases.
USDA Zone: 3
Sunset Western Zone: H1, H2, 12-24, 29-45.