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Guelph Millennium

asparagus greenThe Plant:

  • a male asparagus hybrid for green spear production
  • bred in Canada – the plant is tolerant of cold winters
  • noted for high vigour in fern and spear production
  • performs on range of soil types and known for tolerance to replant

Breeder: Dr. Dave Wolyn, University of Guelph, Canada

Soil Types: In Canada, prefers either sandy soil and sandy loam soils

Yield: Commercial trials have consistently shown Guelph Millennium to out yield all other competing green varieties.

Disease: Moderate resistance to rust

Awards: 2005 Seed of the Year award at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Canada

Guelph Eclipse

Guelph Eclipse.   Click for larger image.

Guelph Eclipse. Click for larger image.

The Plant:

  • a male asparagus hybrid for green spear production
  • bred in Canada – the plant is tolerant of cold winters
  • noted for thick spears, excellent tip quality, and high fern vigour
  • performs on a range of soil types

Breeder: Dr. Dave Wolyn, University of Guelph, Canada

Soil Types: In Canada, prefers sandy and sandy loam soils

Yield: Commercial trials have consistently shown Guelph Eclipse to yield higher than all other competing green varieties and, based on research trials, about 20% higher than Guelph Millennium.