Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Supreme'

Jersey Supreme Asparagus

Categories: Small Fruits

The newest asparagus release from the Jersey asparagus breeding program, Supreme has very high yield potential as demonstrated by trial results. The spear size is more uniform than the other Jersey hybrids. Supreme is quite early, cold tolerant and is adapted to temperate, warm and cool climates


More About Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Supreme'

  • fresh eating, cooking or making salads

This hybrid is best adapted to light to medium sandy soils. Supreme has demonstrated very good rust resistance and selected for its tolerance to fusarium.

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Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

1-2 ft

Spacing:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3=9

Asparagus officinalis 'Jersey Supreme' 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