Crop: Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)
Breeder: Chuck Burr Restoration Seeds
OSSI Pledge Date:
Bred for Organic Systems: Yes
Commercial Availability: Yes
Variety Type: Finished Variety
New stable cross with the best of Jersey Giant and Jersey supreme bred by Chuck Burr of Restoration Seeds. Reliable, tender and great tasting. This is open pollinated seed for those who want to grow more asparagus plants form seed than they can afford to by root crowns. Medium to larger spears on mixed male and female plants. Emerges 7-10 days before other varieties, as cold tolerant as Jersey Knight. High yield potential with time for fresh market and processing. Resistant to Fusarium wilt, rust and crown rot. This is Open Source Pledged Seed (OSSI): see www.osseeds.org.