Asparagus Connovers Colossal

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Early maturing and popular Heirloom variety with thick large spears and pointed bud tips. An excellent standard variety of excellent flavour and a very heavy cropper.

  • Seed Count: 300

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Asparagus Connovers Colossal

Asparagus Connovers Colossal. Early maturing and popular Heirloom variety with thick large spears and pointed bud tips. An excellent standard variety of excellent flavour and a very heavy cropper.

This is an extremely easy perennial plant to raise cheaply from seed. If you have a little patience which will reward you with prolific crops for many years with little effort.

Graceful, feathery green foliage remains attractive long after harvest. Full or partial sun.

Cultivation Advice Asparagus Connovers Colossal

  • Sow as early as possible in the spring after soaking seeds overnight,
  • 2-3 seeds per pot.
  • You can sown thinly in standard trays.
  • Optimum soil temperature for germination is 60-86 degrees.
  • When large enough to handle thin to the strongest plant, or transplant seedlings.
  • Select a well drained site with a sunny or partially shaded location.
  • When 3-4 inches plant out in raised rows 3ft apart,
  • 12-18 inches between plants.
  • Plants should not be harvest until the second year and only lightly.
  • Heavy cuttings are possible the third year.
  • Mulch the rows in autumn to protect the plants
  • and provide nutrients as these are heavy feeders