Asparagus, Precoce D'Argenteuil
An old traditional heirloom, this gourmet variety is highly esteemed in Europe for its delicious stems with rose-tinged buds that can be blanched white, as in this photo. It produces well and has been a favorite of chefs since the late 1800s.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 14-21 Days
- Seed Depth 1/2"
- Ideal Temperature: 65-75 Degrees F
- Plant Spacing: 18"
- Frost Hardy: Y
- Asparagus officinalis
Growing Tips: Soak seeds 24 hours, sow indoors 2-3 months before last spring frost. Transplant into trenches in rich, well worked soil after last frost. Backfill gradually as seedlings grow.