Jersey Knight
Purple Passion
Jersey Knight asparagus...

Jersey Knight asparagus...


Purple Passion is a unique asparagus variety especially suited to the asparagus enthusiast, whether home gardener or commercial grower. Its special, attractive purple color, flavor and tenderness distinguish this variety from others.

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Jersey Knight asparagus plants are one of the New Jersey asparagus hybrids, Jersey Knight is extremely vigorous, has large, succulent spears, and quickly attracts a loyal following. The flavor is excellent, and the plant is resistant to rust, crown rot and fusarium. It also performs equally well in heavy, clay-like soils.


Best in Zones:
3 - 8
Freezing Quality:
Jersey Knight Asparagus Plants Ph Level
We recommend a soil pH level of 7.0 - 7.2 for asparagus plants.
Jersey Knight Asparagus Plants intro
Asparagus plants produce a light harvest in the 2nd year, a larger harvest the 3rd year, and a full harvest in subsequent years.

Planting Information for Asparagus Plants


  • 12" – 14" between plants unless otherwise specified
  • 6" – 8" between plants is recommended for Purple Passion
  • 3’ between rows
  • Furrows should be 8" – 10" deep for most soils
  • Furrows of 8" is recommended for heavier clay–like soils
  • Add 30 percent sand to the soil to help with drainage. This will help them from root rot and fungal growth. 


  • Jersey Knight asparagus Plants need a well–drained site
  • Lighter soils may require more frequent watering
  • Important to maintain moisture during establishment year


  • Before planting Jersey Knight asparagus plantsadd 5lbs of 10–10–10 per 100 sq ft
  • In establishment year dress in August with 1 lb 10–10–10 per 100 sq ft and work into top 2" of soil
  • In following years use 2lbs 10–10–10 per 100 sq ft in early spring and again following harvest
  • Lime, bone meal, and super phosphate help maintain proper soil levels
  • pH: 7.0–7.2 This is very important


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These are Male Hybrids: Fresh, Live, Large Roots, NON GMO

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