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Asparagus Growing Information
Asparagus officinalis. Perennial
Transplant: Start seeds indoors in 2” cells. Plant 1 seed per cell at ¼” depth. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70-85° F. Transplant outdoors in 12-14 weeks, after last frost date. Set into V furrows, filling in as plants grow.
Spacing: 8-12” apart in rows that are 36-60” apart.
Growth needs: Deeply dug beds with lots of organic matter.
Harvest: Possible small harvest in spring of year after planting. Harvest when spears are 6-10” tall by cutting 1 inch below the soil. Leave small spears to grown into ferns to ensure yearly production.
Storage: Store spears upright in cooler for up to 2 weeks.
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