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UC 157 Asparagus: 10 Crowns

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UC 157 Asparagus

General Information

UC 157 F1 Asparagus is a delightful perennial plant that will produce a great crop for many years.  This is the most widely available fresh or farmers market variety of asparagus.  The plants are very prolific, creating a great harvest of asparagus for 15 years or more.  They do tend to need a couple of years to establish before in can be harvested.  The spears have a medium green color.  They have a great taste, perfect for fresh eating, salads, vegetable trays or a variety of cooking uses.  The asparagus can be harvested for for 6 weeks or more, typically in April and May.   They are best when harvested at 5 to 7 inches. 

Additional Information

Asparagus officinalis ‘UC-157’ is harvested at a height of 5 to 7 inches, with post harvest fern growing to 4 feet tall.  It grows best in USDA planting zones 4 to 8.  It grows best in well drained, fertile soils with average amounts of moisture.  It can adapt to a variety of conditions.  UC-157 likes to grow in full sunlight.  It is said to have good resistance to a variety of diseases common to asparagus. 

Care & Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, CA, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

Size

10 Crowns

Color

Green

Tolerances

Well drained soil

Water

Average

Height

3 to 4 feet

Light

Full Sun

Planting Zone

4 to 8

Spread/Width

1 to 2 Feet

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    Size: Equivalent:
    3.5" Clay .67 Quart
    4.5" Square 1 Quart*
    #1 1 Gallon*
    #2 2 Gallon*
    #3 3 Gallon*
    #5 5 Gallon*
    #7 7 Gallon*
    *Please note: All sizes are approximate.

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UC 157 Asparagus

General Information

UC 157 F1 Asparagus is a delightful perennial plant that will produce a great crop for many years.  This is the most widely available fresh or farmers market variety of asparagus.  The plants are very prolific, creating a great harvest of asparagus for 15 years or more.  They do tend to need a couple of years to establish before in can be harvested.  The spears have a medium green color.  They have a great taste, perfect for fresh eating, salads, vegetable trays or a variety of cooking uses.  The asparagus can be harvested for for 6 weeks or more, typically in April and May.   They are best when harvested at 5 to 7 inches. 

Additional Information

Asparagus officinalis ‘UC-157’ is harvested at a height of 5 to 7 inches, with post harvest fern growing to 4 feet tall.  It grows best in USDA planting zones 4 to 8.  It grows best in well drained, fertile soils with average amounts of moisture.  It can adapt to a variety of conditions.  UC-157 likes to grow in full sunlight.  It is said to have good resistance to a variety of diseases common to asparagus. 

Care & Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, CA, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

Additional information

Size

10 Crowns

Color

Green

Tolerances

Well drained soil

Water

Average

Height

3 to 4 feet

Light

Full Sun

Planting Zone

4 to 8

Spread/Width

1 to 2 Feet

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