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Asparagus officinalis 'Guelph Millennium'

#CPBR1427

More About Asparagus officinalis 'Guelph Millennium' (CPBR1427)

  • New, improved, male cultivar
  • Tolerance to rust and other common asparagus problems
  • Spears bigger and more plentiful the older cultivars

Interesting Notes:

Bred by a team from the University of Guelph at Simcoe, this cultivar shows tolerance to heavier soils and cooler temperatures than other cultivars.

Zone:

3

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

45-50 cm
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Guelph Millennium Asparagus Growing and Maintenance Tips

Asparagus thrives 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.


Asparagus officinalis 'Guelph Millennium' (CPBR1427) Characteristics