UC157 Asparagus Seed

UC157 Asparagus Seed

Latin Name: Asparagus officinalis

Product ID#: RA9180-8502

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Harvest when Juvenile
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Early Harvest
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun, Partial Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity Perennial
Stem Type Branching Stem, Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 31 - 40 inches
Plant Lifecycle Perennial
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Edible
Shape Stalk - Stem
  • 1 packet

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UC157 Asparagus Seed is the most popular asparagus world wide due to its excellent production and disease resistance to both Rust (Puccinia asparagi) and Fusarium (Fusarium oxysporum). UC157 produces an early crop of tender, crisp, light green spears from spring through summer. Both heat and cold tolerant, this perennial variety only requires planting once to enjoy the harvest year after year. This variety is dependable and true to form in terms of production quality so it is a ready favorite of the fresh market grower, home gardener and commercial grower alike. 730 days to full maturity, however you can expect light harvest in year 2 and full harvest from multiple shoots per plant in year 3. Packet: 30 seeds.

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