Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis 'UC 157') in the Asparagus Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Vegetable
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees

First year from two year old crowns.

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