Millennium Asparagus Plant


Begins shipping mid-April.

Pollination Not Required

Begins shipping

Pollination Not Required

Millennium Asparagus stands out as a perennial choice for gardeners, offering succulent and tender spears that are sure to delight even the pickiest eaters – expect your children to ask for seconds!

This vegetable boasts exceptional qualities for freezing, making it a great addition to a variety of dishes, whether it’s in salads, stir-fries, or grilled. It’s packed with essential nutrients, including vitamins B and C, along with calcium and iron.

Bred at the University of Guelph located in Ontario, Canada, Millennium Asparagus thrives in both cold and warm climates, showing remarkable resilience in frosty conditions and excelling during warm harvest periods. It adapts to a broad spectrum of soil conditions, including dense clay, and displays resistance to rust, ensuring it’s a stress-free plant for your garden. With appropriate care, enjoy this hardy perennial for 15 to 25 years.

Your purchase includes a set of 10 bare-root starts of Millennium Asparagus, ready to plant.

Bloom ColorYellow
Fruit ColorGreen
Fruit SizeMedium
Ripens/HarvestApril or May
TasteSweet, Nutty
TextureFirm, Smooth
Soil CompositionLoamy
Soil pH Level6.5-7
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Shade LevelFull Sun
Years to Bear3
Hardiness Zone Range3 – 9

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 7.6 – 10 cm tall x 30 – 61 cm wide (3 – 4′ tall x 12 – 24″ wide).

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 30 – 61 cm (12 – 24″) apart to ensure room for growth.


Bare-root 10 pack.

This variety is self pollinating.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

How do I find my Hardiness Zone?

Canada’s Plant Hardiness Zones will tell you which plants will do well in your particular climate. Each zone is determined by the lowest average winter temperature recorded in a given area. Hardiness Zone information is included on all tree and plant product pages, so you know instantly whether a certain plant is likely to succeed where you live. Natural Resources Canada provides helpful options to find your zone:

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