Asparagus short supply do not wait until May this year!!

  • Purple asparagus is sweeter because it has about 20 percent more sugar in its stalks.
  • Stalks are purple on the outside, the interior of the asparagus is the same as a green spear.
  • Purple asparagus contains anthocyanins, which are antioxidants.
  • Purple asparagus has less lignin per spear which makes the spears less stringy when eaten
  • When cooked the asparagus turns green
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Large-diameter spears have 20% more sugars and emerge later than green varieties, protecting them from early frost damage. Mild flavor and low fiber content with a creamy green, tender interior make Purple Passion a chef’s favorite. Spears turn green when cooked. Cut before spear exceeds 5″.