This new variety, bred in Ontario, Canada, is a superior all-around performer and has quickly become the new standard for asparagus quality and production. Millennium is a vigorous grower with strong spring emergence in various soil types including heavier soils.
Higher yielding than Jersey giant or Jersey Supreme, Millennium’s top quality, all male plants put all their energy into producing particularly tender, succulent spears. Millennium has excellent rust resistance, fusarium tolerance, and is productive in both mild and very hard winter areas.
You’ll be rewarded with regular uniform harvests of 7 to 9 inch, delectable, bright green crunchy spears, delicious whether steamed, roasted, stirfried or sautéed.