Deutsche Spargelzeit – German White Asparagus Season: Get the Real Deal in San Francisco!

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Traditionally, “Spargelzeit”, the white asparagus season, starts in Germany around mid-April and lasts until June 24th. But this year, because of the harsh winter, the harvesting time had been moved out to the end of April. It was just too cold for the asparagus to grow and the only ones …
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White Asparagus Season in Germany

By Francine McKenna on Email

Apple and Grape harvests symbolize Autumn in Germany, and Spargelzeit, the two month white asparagus season, is an eagerly anticipated sign of spring. Depending on the weather, the season for asparagus begins some time in April and lasts until St. John the Baptist’s feast day June 24, and for those weeks the …

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