Del Monte® 361 asparagus was the highest yielding variety in an Asparagus Variety Performance Trial conducted by Oregon State University, topping yields of Jersey Giant, Jersey Knight and UC 157 and Mary Washington. Del Monte® 361 asparagus has superior vigor and excellent flavor.
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If properly maintained, this perennial will last for many years. Plant once and enjoy for 15-25 years. Rich in Vitamin B and C, calcium and iron... asparagus will provide you with the first vegetable of the season. And, fresh picked asparagus spears taste better and are more tender than store bought spears! Asparagus is very versatile, it can be used in salads, as a cooked vegetable, grilled, steamed, in stir fry, in sandwiches, canned, frozen and pickled. Plant at least 10 crowns for each member of your family that likes asparagus. Asparagus will thrive in all areas of the US except in the wet mild regions of Florida and the Gulf Coast. Anywhere the temperature freezes in USDA Zones 3-9 is ideal. Asparagus should be planted in an area where it can be left undisturbed for years. This could be a large field, a north edge of a garden, or part of an edible landscape. It is a beautiful plant with a soft texture, so it can be planted with other ornamental plants.
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