Purple Passion Asparagus
Purple Passion Asparagus
Mary Washington Asparagus

Mary Washington Asparagus

Purple Passion Asparagus

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SKU
7232

Passionate Tender Veggies Purple Passion Asparagus

  • Purple Spears Each Spring
  • Tender and Flavorful
  • Perennial Vegetable
  • Low Maintenance and Easy Care
  • Colorful, Hardy Variety

Bursting onto the vegetable scene in early spring, the tasty spears of Asparagus will usher in the rest of the growing season! The Purple Passion Asparagus (Asparagus 'Purple Passion') brings a great surprise to the usually Asparagus-green color palette!

Producing a heavy crop of smokey purple to nearly blue green spears of good size! Even showing some traditional Asparagus green on each stem!

Purple Passion Asparagus are the favorite for foodies, connoisseur's alike, the tender texture is not stringy like some varieties of asparagus can be. Great raw on sandwiches, shredded into slaw and salads, and even delectable juiced! Try it on a charcuterie board, veggie tray, or as stylish hors d'oeuvres.

The cooked spears of Purple Passion Asparagus turn bright green once cooked, but the FLAVOR makes up for it. Still tender and not stringy. Great in pasta and egg dishes, and as an amazing, healthful side dish! Asparagus has a mild, unique flavor that compliments about any main course!

And health benefits it has in abundance! Fiber, vitamins and minerals galore!

Purple Passion Asparagus loves moderately moist soil with lots of organic matter. Full sun for the best production. Purple Passion has shown great resistance to rust, root and crown rots, as well as fusarium.

Start your Asparagus bed for years of tasty produce to come with quality plants from Nature Hills Nursery today!

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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Purple Passion Asparagus Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-10
Growing Zones 3-10
More Information
Botanical Name Asparagus 'Purple Passion'
Type Vegetable
Mature Height 16 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White, Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Foliage Yellows
Fragrant No