Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Knight'

Jersey Knight Asparagus

Categories: Small Fruits

Huge crops! This productive variety will give you impressive yields each and every year. Its extra large, uniform, tender spears are good for fresh eating, cooking or making salads. Cold-hardy and heat-tolerant. Harvest from early April through mid May. Self-pollinating.


More About Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Knight'

  • fresh eating, cooking or making salads

One of the New Jersey asparagus hybrids, Jersey Knight is extremely vigorous, has large, succulent spears, and quickly attracts a loyal following. The flavor is excellent

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Spacing:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3=9

Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Knight' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Container
  • Orchard Plant
  • Mass Plant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fruit

  • Greenish

Fruit Qualities

  • aromatic
  • texture, hard/firm
  • mild flavor
  • crisp

Habit

  • Upright