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Hybrid Asparagus
Asparagus 'Martha Washington'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Asparagus (a-SPARE-uh-gus) (Info)
Cultivar: Martha Washington

Category:

Vegetables

Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hatfield, Arkansas

Rio Linda, California

Hampton, Illinois

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Franklin, Michigan

Marshall, Missouri

Bozeman, Montana

Fernley, Nevada

Milford, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 24, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

You have to use lots of organic material when you plant the roots and with some patience, before you know it, you'll be enjoying some great asparagus.