Asparagus officinalis 'Purple Passion'

Purple Passion Asparagus

Categories: Small Fruits

Sweet, mild, and nutty flavor. With 20% more natural sugar, burgundy asparagus has sweeter stalks than green asparagus! These vitamin-rich spears are so tender, you can eat them right out of your garden. You’ll love the unique, nutty flavor. 


More About Asparagus officinalis 'Purple Passion'

  • fresh eating, cooking or making salads

talks turn green when cooked. Cold hardy and heat-tolerant. Harvest from early April through mid May. Self-pollinating. 

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 'Purple Passion' 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