Jersey Knight F1

Jersey Knight F1

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Bred for high yields, this high-performing asparagus will yield numerous high-quality spears for up to 20 years. Disease resistant and does well in the UK.

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Description

[3 years to maturity] Jersey Knight is a modern-day hybrid that produces only male plants, thereby increasing the yield substantially. The spears get up to 1” (2 cm) thick and have an excellent flavour. It also happens to be resistant to crown and root rot, as well as to fusarium, making this a great variety all the way around.

Be aware though, asparagus is a perennial that can thrive for well over 15 years. Choose your growing site carefully! Also, be patient. It will be a full three years before you can get a copious harvest from it. Once it’s mature, though, you won’t be disappointed. From then on you’ll have years and years of high quality, great- tasting asparagus popping up every late spring. In fact, once established a Jersey Knight asparagus plant can send up a 2’ spear in less than a day!

Height 45cm (18”)

Sun
Partial
Germination
14 - 21 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots / Trays
Days to Maturity
Allow 3 years before first harvest
Seed Count
10