Purple is part of the Asparagus genus and is a Asparagus variety. Its scientific name is Asparagus officinalis 'Purple'. This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Purple normally reaches to a mature height of 9.75 inches (25.0 cm).
This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Purple Asparagus is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Asparagus 'Purple'
Growing Purple from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Purple about 90 days before your last frost date.
Asparagus 'Purple' information
How long does Purple take to grow?
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Popular varieties of Asparagus
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