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Continental Seeds

Continental Seeds is one of Africa’s innovative seed company geared to offering top quality seeds to growers. Founded in 2012 in Kenya as a family business, we have progressed to become one of the fastest growing seeds companies in Africa. Our partnership with leading international plant breeders, innovative research, a robust product development program and a keen understanding of local growing conditions, enable us provide growers with seeds of high quality and distinct added value. This brings enhanced profits and success to our growers and distribution partners. Our Mission We provide seeds of high quality to growers through innovative product development and a keen understanding of local growing conditions. Our Vision To be the leading developer, marketer, and distributor of quality innovative seeds in Africa and beyond.Our Core Values Our Core Values Quality – our brand stands for quality seeds with unique characteristics. Reliability – our operations are anchored on strong business values, prompt service delivery and above all, love for our products and pride in our growers Flexibility – We carefully listen to our distributors and growers to understand their particular needs and requirements and endeavor to offer them tailored solutions.Our Seeds Our Seeds Our wide range of vegetable seeds varieties are carefully selected in local screening and field demo trials across Africa and corresponding breeding locations by our seeds suppliers. We carefully source and select varieties that have unique characteristics such as tolerance to common pests and diseases, high germination vigour, short day maturity and higher yield with an aim of giving growers maximum profitability.

Asparagus UC 72

KSh150.00

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Asparagus UC 72

Asparagus UC 72 is a well-regarded variety of asparagus known for its exceptional taste, tender texture, and high yields. Developed by the University of California, this cultivar has gained popularity among growers for its reliability and adaptability to various growing conditions.

Features

  • Asparagus UC 72 is known for its prolific production of tender spears, providing growers with a bountiful harvest.
  • Renowned for its delicious taste, making it a favorite among consumers and chefs alike.
  • Exhibits resistance to certain common asparagus diseases, contributing to its durability and longevity in the field.

Uses

  • Asparagus UC 72 is prized for its culinary versatility, adding flavor and nutrition to a wide range of dishes.
  • Enjoyed steamed, grilled, roasted, or sautéed as a nutritious side dish or salad ingredient.
  • Suitable for canning, freezing, or pickling to preserve its freshness for later use.

Application

  • Asparagus UC 72 is typically propagated from crowns or seeds and planted in well-drained soil during the early spring months.
  • Requires regular watering, fertilization, and weed control to ensure optimal growth and productivity.
  • Spears can be harvested when they reach 6 to 8 inches in length by cutting them at or slightly below the soil surface.

Storage

  • Store spears in the refrigerator, preferably wrapped in a damp paper towel or placed upright in a container with water, to maintain freshness for several days.
  • Store canned or frozen asparagus in a cool, dark place for extended shelf life.
Protein 15g 23% 30g 30g
Vitamin D 0mcg 23% 0mcg 0mcg
Calcium 320mg 23% 320mg 320mg
Iron 1.6mg 23% 1.6mg 1.6mg
Potassium 510mg 23% 510mg 510mg
Calories 280 23% 280 280
Total Fat 9g 12% 9g 9g
Saturated Fat 4.5g 37% 4.5g 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g 12% 0g 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 14% 35mg 35mg

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