Planting asparagus from seed is for the patient person, one who can wait the required 3 years before it is mature enough to harvest. But if you can wait, asparagus will reward you with 6 to 7 weeks of tender spears every spring for the next 15+ years.
Approximately 22,400 seeds per pound. 1 oz. of seed is needed for a 100 foot row, 5 lb. per acre.