Purple Passion F1

Purple Passion F1

Purple Passion F1

Purple Passion F1 is a mild sweet tasting spear, making it a great addition to specialty retail markets. Purple Passion F1 is tested for genetic purity. Our seed block is inspected and certified by the California Crop Improvement Association ensuring you receive the highest quality asparagus.

Purple Passion F1 is a mild sweet tasting spear, making it a great addition to specialty retail markets. Purple Passion F1 is tested for genetic purity. Our seed block is inspected and certified by the California Crop Improvement Association ensuring you receive the highest quality asparagus.

Why Purple Passion F1?

  • Suitable for growing in cool to warm climates
  • Burgundy colored
  • Low fiber spear with creamy green interior
  • Tightly compressed bud scales with tight, rounded tip
  • Later spear production protects from early frost damage
  • Mild and sweet tasting with 20% greater sugar content than green spears
  • Large diameter spears (larger than Atlas F1™, Apollo F1, UC 157 F1, and Grande F1™)
  • Tolerant to fusarium but susceptible to rust
  • Great for specialty and gourmet retail markets and restaurant trade
Purple Passion F1
Purple Passion F1

Why Purple Passion F1?

  • Suitable for growing in cool to warm climates
  • Burgundy colored
  • Low fiber spear with creamy green interior
  • Tightly compressed bud scales with tight, rounded tip
  • Later spear production protects from early frost damage
  • Mild and sweet tasting with 20% greater sugar content than green spears
  • Large diameter spears (larger than Atlas F1™, Apollo F1, UC 157 F1, and Grande F1™)
  • Tolerant to fusarium but susceptible to rust
  • Great for specialty and gourmet retail markets and restaurant trade
Purpe Passion F1

Recommendations:

  • Possible cultivation in cool to warm climates
  • Recommended planting density as for green asparagus, i.e. 26,000 – 30,000 plants per hectare
  • A planting depth of 15cm is normally practiced
Purpe Passion F1

Recommendations:

  • Possible cultivation in cool to warm climates
  • Recommended planting density as for green asparagus, i.e. 26,000 – 30,000 plants per hectare
  • A planting depth of 15cm is normally practiced
"We are very happy with the purple asparagus. The color is strong; the stems are nicely closed as well as thick."
Stav Hassidov
Sharabi Farm, Israel
"We are very happy with the purple asparagus. The color is strong; the stems are nicely closed as well as thick."
Stav Hassidov
Sharabi Farm, Israel

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Looking for high-quality F1 asparagus crowns?

Looking for high-quality F1 asparagus crowns?

Visit our sister website WalkerPlants.com to buy high-quality F1 asparagus crowns!

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OFFICE LOCATION

105 Porchtown Rd.
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318

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scott@walkerseed.com

CALL
+1 856 358 2548

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+1 856 358 6127