Purple Passion F1

Why Purple Passion F1?

  • Suitable for growing in cool to warm climates
  • Burgundy colored
  • Low fiber spear with creamy green interior
  • Tightly compressed bud scales with tight, rounded tip
  • Later spear production protects from early frost damage
  • Mild and sweet tasting with 20% greater sugar content than green spears
  • Large diameter spears (larger than Atlas F1™, Apollo F1, UC 157 F1, and Grande F1™)
  • Tolerant to fusarium but susceptible to rust
  • Great for specialty and gourmet retail markets and restaurant trade


  • Possible cultivation in cool to warm climates
  • Recommended planting density as for green asparagus, i.e. 26,000 – 30,000 plants per hectare
  • A planting depth of 15cm is normally practiced

Purple Passion F1 is a mild, sweet tasting spear, making it a great addition to specialty retail markets. Purple Passion is tested for genetic purity and seed block inspected, ensuring you receive the highest quality asparagus.

" We are very happy with the purple asparagus. The color is strong; the stems are nicely closed as well as thick. "

-Stav Hassidov, Sharabi Farm, Israel