Purple Passion Asparagus

Purple Passion

Heirloom Type: Asparagus

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Origins: Southern Alps

Characteristics: Very lovely deep purple / burgundy color, although will turn green when cooked.  Large tender spears.  Also sweeter than many asparagus and can be eaten raw.

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Availability: Many heirloom seed companies in the UK, less common in North America.

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