Asparagus Pacific Purple Seeds | Officinalis
HOW TO GROW FROM SEEDS
Asparagus purple can be easily grown from seeds. In the spring, the seeds are planted fairly early. Make sure that the seeds are soaked in water for a day or two in advance so that they have the best chance of germinating. Approximately 30cm apart, sow asparagus seed thinly in rows of 2 to 5cm depth. Maintain a moist seedbed by regularly watering them. You can thin Purple Asparagus seedlings approximately 5cm apart once the seedlings are large enough after waiting a few weeks.
CARE AFTER GERMINATION
Full sun is very conducive to the growth of Pacific Asparagus. So tall plants don't shade your garden during the summer, place them on the west or north-facing slope. Set the distance between 30 and 50 cm. Almost all asparagus varieties require nutrient-rich, well-drained soil to grow successfully. About three years are required for Purple Asparagus to reach full productivity. Be patient, so you can achieve your goal. Prior to harvesting a one-year-old crown, it must be grown for two years. In other words, it's easy, but you have to be patient with it.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF PURPLE PACIFIC ASPARAGUS
Health benefits of purple Pacific asparagus abound. Anthocyanins are the pigments contained in them. In addition to giving this vegetable its color, these pigments also act as antioxidants. Asparagus can also help to reduce blood pressure and the risk of heart attacks and heart disease. In addition to reducing liver toxins, purple asparagus increases liver enzymes, which boosts liver function.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Product type: Asparagus
Height: 60 cm - 2m
Spread: 60cm - 1m
Growth Rate: Fast
Water Needs: Moderate
Clade: Tracheophytes, Angiosperms, Monocots
Species: A. officinalis
- Use: Eat raw or cooked
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