Precoce d’Argenteuil’ Asparagus
Asparagus officinalis 'Precoce d'Argenteuil'
A traditional heirloom, this gourmet variety is highly esteemed in Europe for its delicious stems with rose-colored buds that can be blanched white.
Water: Water regularly, but do not overwater
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: 36 to 48” tall
Light: Full Sun or Light Shade
Soil: When planting, incorporate 4 inches of organic humus into the native soil. Asparagus can grow in the same bed for decades without cultivating the soil annually.
Origin: Siberia to Southern Africa