Asparagus - Knowledgebase Question

Milwaukee, WI
Question by Crochetme
February 28, 1998
Is the aspargus known as the Jersey Giant a male plant? I hear the male plant is the better of the two.

Answer from NGA
February 28, 1998


Jersey Giant asparagus is mostly male (sometimes a female plant sneaks in). The male plants are preferable - they're the ones that produce the asparagus stalks.

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