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Walker Deluxe Asparagus Plant - 2-3 Year Crowns - 10-Pack

24.95
  • -Spacing: 12 inches
  • -Harvest Date: Spring
  • -Tasty spears with excellent disease tolerance
  • -Every order comes complete with 10, 2-3-Year Crowns, premium fertilizer for rapid growth, and comprehensive planting instructions to ensure your success.
Plant Features

Walker Deluxe is our favorite asparagus and for good reason. The medium-sized spears offer a tight head, they appear early and often, they can be grown in warm and cool climates, are 98% male so there are very few berries, and they are highly disease tolerant. If you can only grow one variety, Walker Deluxe is it! Ready for some fresh asparagus? Many of our 2 - 3 year-old sized crowns will produce harvestable spears the same year you plant them! 

Included with each order is our all-natural phosphate fertilizer that will get your asparagus crowns growing quickly, along with detailed planting instructions.

Asparagus Crowns Companion Plants:Basil, ParsleyTomatoes

Walker Deluxe Asparagus Plant Care Instructions: Spears can be harvested once they are as thick as a pencil. Stop harvesting as the spears become tough and the tops start opening. Leave them grow and fern out for the rest of the year. They can be cut back to the ground after the first hard frost, or it can be done in early spring before the new growth starts.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Overwinter Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Watering Needs When the top 1-2 inches of soil are dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Salty soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
When to harvest When spears are 6-8 inches tall
Production Time Multiply Pickings
Habit Upright
Plant Used for Food Production
Disease Resistance Common Rust (R), Fusarium Crown and Root Rot (FOR)
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