How to grow Asparagus plant

Asparagus plant growing herbaceous of the genus Asparagus also known as Garden Asparagus, Asparagus plant perennial deciduous plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-11.

Leaves color green, the leaves narrow like needle and grow connected like

Asparagus Shoots

Shoots are the edible part, its takes 2 years from sowing until possible the harvest, the harvest in the spring

Flower color white to yellowish in bell shape

Asparagus plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

How to grow Asparagus plant growing and care:

Mulch, sandy or light soil, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Crowns

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Winter (Crowns in hot area), Spring to summer for the plants

Pests and diseases:
Asparagus plant beetle

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
In the end of the season

Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White to yellowish flower that are in bell shape

Pollination is done by:

Edible shoots

Shoots harvest season:
Spring / Summer

Shoots pests or diseases:
Asparagus beetle

What can be done with big quantities of Asparagus plant shoots?
Cooked, pickle, salad, eaten raw

Work requirements on the shoots:
Harvest in the right moment to young it’s not good to eat to old fibrous

How long does it take to bear shoots?
3 years from seeds, from crown 1 season

Scientific name:

Asparagus officinalis

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone