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ASPARAGUS UC 157 F2

Asparagus officinalis

Stock: Available

$3.70

Family: Asparagaceae

Sub family: Asparagoideae

Characteristics: Herbacaous perennial, edible spears

Seed per packet: 20

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UC 157 is the most widely planted fresh market asparagus variety in the world.

F2 is the second generation hybrid produced from the original UC 157. This variety shows earliness in production, multi-spear initiation (3-5 at a time), uniformity in colour & size, and heavier yields than other varieties.

Prefers a well composted moist well-drained soils in an open sunny position. Frost resistant but drought tender.

Tropical: Autumn and Winter. 
Temperate: Winter and Spring.
Cold: Spring.

Sow: 30mm deep.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow.
Germination: 21 days.
Plant space: 20cm
Row space: 20cm
Maturity: 104 weeks

Feed regularly with a soluble fertiliser for stronger plants.To promote new growth harvest continuously.

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