Asparagus Trial (view as slideshow)

Asparagus trial comparing both crowns and seedlings planted on plastic mulch versus bare soil. Intensive planting scheme to stimulate smaller diameter spears.

Asparagus crowns

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Asparagus crowns
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Asparagus crowns.

Crowns planted in a double staggered row.

Asparagus at 9 weeks.

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Seedlings planted in a double staggered row.

Crowns and seedlings on plastic mulch at 5 weeks.

Crowns without plastic mulch at 5 weeks.