UC-157 F2 is one of the most popular varieties in the world. Plants display excellent disease resistance, produce an abundance of very uniform spears and the spears offer terrific flavor and texture. Asparagus plants are perennial. Their ferny texture adds a soft, airy feel to garden and the plants provide a reliable spring harvest for years to come. Delicious when lightly steamed and covered with cheese sauce or melted butter. An excellent source or melted butter.
Botanical Name: Asparagus Officinalis
Common Name: UC-157 F2
Size at Maturity: 36″-48″
Days to Maturity: 120-365 Days
Light Requirement: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Planting Time: Early spring, after all danger of frost has passed
Sowing Method: Sow directly through seeds
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Plant Spacing: 18″-20″
Average Seeds Per Ounce: Approx. 600