Asparagus officinalis 'Millenneum'

Millenneum Asparagus

Categories: Small Fruits

One of the highest yielding all male varieties available. Superb longevity. Harvest over an extended period once established. Tolerant to heavier soils. All male varieties will pro- duce flowers but no berries. 


More About Asparagus officinalis 'Millenneum'

  • fresh eating, cooking or making salads

Millennium asparagus, developed by Prof. David Wolyn, Univ. of Guelph, Canada, has become a major contributor to the Ontario asparagus industry.  Named "Seed of the Year" in 2005 at the Royal Winter Fair in toronto.   Millennium has been productive, with high quality spears, tender, and has good flavor

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 'Millenneum' 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