An excellent variety with bright green spears and deep purple tips that produces an exceptionally high yield. it is best left for two years so that it can grow into a strong plant. Connover's Colossal has been awarded an Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.
An open pollinated variety producing a reasonable crop of fairly thick spears.
Qty - 50 Asparagus seeds
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