‘Very Wild’ is a naturalized or wild selection of asparagi from the most vigorous and long lived plants growing on our farm untended. Our seed plants have been here for over 30 years and are still productive. Very Wild has a more pronounced flavor than the cloned named selections that are currently available. Very Wild can propagated by seeds which creates a more genetically diverse planting. The result is a very long lived species asparagus with the best of flavor and vigor. Space 1 ft. apart in rows 3 ft. apart.
|Genus & Species||Asparagus officinalis|
|Soil||Adaptable but best in sandy soil.|
|Climate||Zones 3-8 . Good in the north.|
|Ease of Cultivation||This strain has been the most resistant to bugs so far. Responds well to fertilizer and quickly establishes. Male and female plants are produced.|