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