Lot Location: 7.1
Asparagus, is an herbaceous perennial plant in the family Asparagaceae which is grown for its young shoots, or spears, which are eaten as a vegetable. The asparagus plant is tall with scale like leaves emerging from the underground stem and has stout stems and feathery foliage.
A marked improvement over 'Mary Washington', with a much higher percent of plants which produce larger spears.
Photo and description from Bailey's Nurseries