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Asparagus Portlim 10 seeds
[VEG538]

Asparagus Portlim 10 seeds
A newly introduced hybrid variety developed especially for the production of green spears. With excellent vigour this variety produces a high yield of straight spears with tight heads. high quality spears, allowing for greater continuity of asparagus. Attractive, cylindrical, smooth spears. Tips remain tightly closed even during warmer weather.

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General Information
Asparagus officinalis General Sowing information: Sow January - February indoors 15-20°C sow outdoors March when the ground has warmed up. Sow 3-5cm deep in situ in spring, germination slow and erratic. Thin out to 7cm apart. Cut back in autumn to 2.5cm above ground level. Lift crowns in April and transplant 10cm deep into a trench in final position, the roots being deeper at 20cm the shape of the trench being convex (the centre mounded up to take the crown) with the crown sitting on top. Space 38cm between rows. Harvest small crop in the second year after planting.


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