Jersey Giant is a superior all-male American hybrid that consistently yields 3-4 times more spears the old-school varieties.
It is also resistant to rust, fusarium, and crown and root rot. 'Jersey Giant' is one of the most winter hardy varieties, and it is widely adapted to temperate and cool climates.
It produces medium to large (17cm - 23cm), green spears with purple bracts. They are often used for processing and for fresh market.
It typically produces for 10-15 years.