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Asparagus 'Guelph Millenium' - 10 Crowns

Marshalls Garden

Catalogue Code: 10806054

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Sold out this season - Come back in November

Regular price £14.98
Plant these Asparagus Millennium in good quality compost or plant out if conditions are fine. With just a little care you’ll produce amazing crops of tasty, fresh and healthy produce.

Key Features

  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 10 Crowns

Height:

Fully established: 2m (if left unharvested)

Description

A male hybrid known for its sturdy stalks and delicious spears that produce a large quantity after the initial years. The Guelph Millenium thrives in hot weather during late spring and early summer, making for a late-season harvest. This variety is a wise investment compared to purchasing expensive asparagus at the supermarket.

Elevate your dining experience with 'Guelph Millenium' as it boasts gorgeous purple tips and is the perfect choice for a starter. Simply steam, add a bit of butter and cracked pepper, and enjoy with your dinner.

Crown Age and Bed Establishment

These crowns are 1 year old and will be in their 2nd year as you plant them this spring. Usually, an asparagus bed takes 3 years to start to be productive if planted with crowns. Best not to harvest any spears in year 1 and maybe 2. If in year 2 there are a lot of spears then the bed is productive, if only a handful, do not cut them and leave them in the ground. The reason for doing this is the energy of the plant needs to be focussed on increasing root volume and getting established, rather than energy into spear production. If you keep cutting the spears the plant will naturally want to produce more, rather than producing roots. This will in the long term produce a stronger plant and will produce heavier crops in subsequent seasons.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your asparagus crowns from April to May onward in cardboard boxes with cardboard filling. These are designed to keep your plants secure and to prevent damage in transit.

Can’t plant straight away?

You can keep your asparagus crowns in their wrappings for as long as 3-5 days so long as you make sure the soil around the roots is kept moist. You should aim to plant them in their final positions within 5 days.

Planting tips and hints:

Click here to view our full asparagus growing guide.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
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Harvest

Delivery

We know how important your garden is to you. We've listened to our customers and introduced a new improved speedy delivery service, meaning Express delivery comes as standard.

*Orders to Northern Ireland have an automatic additional £3.00 delivery surcharge applied at checkout. 

Order TypeDelivery ChargeDelivery Charge
Seed only order£2.99If you purchase any other items you'll be charged the standard delivery rate of £5.99
Plants, bulbs & gardening accessories£4.95If we need to split your order into separate deliveries we'll only charge one delivery fee
Extra large or long plants & heavy items£9.99These are clearly displayed at check-out
Compost (and any other large or heavy items)£4.95

These items are subject to a delivery multiplier where orders containing 3 or 4 items will be subject to an additional £4.95 for every further 2 items added. This is automatically applied at check-out:

  • 1 - 2 bags £4.95
  • 3 - 4 bags £9.90
  • 5 - 6 bags £14.85
  • 7 - 8 bags £19.80
  • 9 - 10 bags £24.75

If you'd like more than 10 bags of compost please call our Customer Service team who can arrange for a bespoke competitive quote on 01480 774555 (standard network charges apply)

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We now deliver to Northern Ireland, additional delivery surcharges automatically apply at checkout. 

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