Asparagus, tips

With its distinct and delicious flavor, plus scores of nutrients, it’s no wonder asparagus has been enjoyed for more than 2,000 years. Treasured by the ancient Greeks and Romans for its medicinal and culinary qualities, asparagus was also prized by King Louis XIV of France who cultivated asparagus in greenhouses to ensure a year round supply.

8 oz

Features & Benefits

• Asparagus takes 3 years from seed to harvest to produce usable vegetable “spears”
• Spears can grow 6 inches per day during a certain 6-7 week growing period
• A rich source of dietary fiber, asparagus also contains vitamins C, B, K and E, and minerals including iron, manganese and potassium