Asparagus 'Improved Mary Washington'
More About 'Improved Mary Washington'
- Asparagus officinalis 'Improved Mary Washington'
- Long time cultivar of asparagus
- Emerald spears have good flavour
- Heavy producer of tall, tender shoots
Improved Mary Washington Asparagus Growing and Maintenance Tips
Asparagus is best grown in a well-drained, deep soil with plenty of sunlight. The addition of potassium and phosphorous before planting increases plant health. Serious harvest should not begin until the third year. Plants should be top-dressed with rotted compost after every harvest season.
'Improved Mary Washington' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils