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Welcome to Hargreaves Plants, the world leading berry fruit, asparagus and rhubarb plant nursery, with an extensive Intellectual Property management portfolio and micropropagation services

Stewarts Purple Asparagus PlantsStewarts Purple

The Newest Purple from New Zealand

The Plant

  • Tetraploid variety, sold at a premium price
  • Grows best in temperate/ cool climates
  • Prefers light and well-drained soils
  • Commercial trials show Stewarts Purple to out-yield many of both the green and purple types, significantly Purple Passion
  • Highly tolerant of Fusarium

The Spear

  • Thick spear prodution, thus has a recommended planting density of 44,000 crowns per hectare
  • Can be grown to produce super sweet white spears which do not require peeling pre-consumption
  • Sweeter and more tender than green asparagus
  • Superior shelf life 

For further information, please make contact via the following;
Office: +44 (0)1485 609 252     Email by clicking on the green email icon tab on the right or bottom of your screen and completing the form.