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Asparagus: Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple'

Botanical name: Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple'

Common name: asparagus

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Asparagus: Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 9b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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description for "Asparagus: Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple'"

Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple' produces burgundy-colored spears with a creamy green interior. Tightly compressed scales with tight, rounded tip. Later spring production protects from early frost damage. 'Sweet Purple' is sweet and tender. This eye-catching asparagus turns green when cooked.

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